Auction 134, Lot 686

"Barbaria", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-thresoor

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.4 inches
12.7 x 8.6 cm

This tiny map focuses on northern Africa and extends to include the western Mediterranean and all of the Iberian peninsula. It was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 80-82.

Condition: B+

Dark impression with a printer's ink smudge in the map and soiled, worn margins.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/1/2010