Auction 137, Lot 797

"'T Koningryk en de Woestyne van Barca en Aegypten…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

11 x 6.8 inches
27.9 x 17.3 cm

Lovely map covering eastern Libya and Egypt. There is good detail along the Nile and several oases are shown with pictorial representations of topography and towns. Engraved by A. d'Winter for an uncommon Dutch edition of Sanson's pocket atlas.


Condition: B+

Wide margins with plate slippage in bottom-right corner.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/14/2011