Auction 137, Lot 798

"[Lot of 2] Royaume de Fez Divise en Sept Provinces… [and] Partie de Barbarie ou sont les Royaumes de Tunis, et Tripoli…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa - Morocco, Tunisia, Libya

Period: 1656-1700 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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A. Royaume de Fez Divise en Sept Provinces…, dated 1656 (10.5" x 8.3"). Charming map of the Kingdom of Fez in Morocco filled with mountain ranges, oases and cities. The map is ornamented with a striking, strapwork cartouche. Condition: Trimmed to neatline, with a few faint spots of printer's ink residue. (B+)

B. Partie de Barbarie ou sont les Royaumes de Tunis, et Tripoli…, circa 1700 (11.2" x 7.3"). This attractive map covering the region of Tunisia and Libya is fully engraved with mountains and oases. The map is decorated with a nice title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter. Condition: Light toning in blank margins and a few faint damp stains confined to blank margins. (A)

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Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/14/2011

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