Auction 133, Lot 663

"[Lot of 2] Partie de Barbarie ou Sont les Royaumes de Tunis, et Tripoli… [and]] Partie de Barbarie ou est le Royaume d' Alger divise en ses Provinces…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Geographische Historiche Beschryvingh der vier bekend Werelds-Deelen…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.3 inches
27.9 x 18.5 cm

This matched pair of maps from a Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas covers the northern coast of Africa including Tunisia, Libya and Algeria. The maps are fully engraved with mountains and oasis, and decorated with strapwork title cartouches.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned mostly in the margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/1/2010

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