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Auction 135, Lot 693

"Carthaginensis sinus", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Tunisia

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

This tiny map focuses on the vicinity of the ancient city of Carthage and the Gulf of Tunis. 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.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: B+

There is some soil in the margins and slight show through of text on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 2/16/2011