Auction 137, Lot 674

"Sorie, et Diarbeck divises en leurs Parties", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1683 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 7.5 inches
26.2 x 19.1 cm

Lovely map of Iraq, Syria, the Holy Land and Cyprus bordered by Greece, Turkey and Iran. The maps shows great detail of towns, cities and topography, and names Jerusalem, Damascus, Baghdad and Mosul. The title in enclosed in a graceful, wreath-style cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson’s small atlas.


Condition: A

One minute worm hole in upper blank margin and marginal toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/14/2011