Auction 135, Lot 606

"L'Arabie Petree, Deserte et Heureuse", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7.3 inches
24.1 x 18.5 cm

Beautiful, detailed map focused on the Arabian Peninsula filled with many place names, such as Oman. Much of the cartography is spurious with several mountain ranges delineated. The map was engraved by Antoine d'Winter, and it is graced with a delicate cartouche.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression with some toning in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/16/2011

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