Auction 140, Lot 812

"Barbarie, Egypte, Nigritie, Guinee, Nubie, Abissinie", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

14.3 x 9.5 inches
36.3 x 24.1 cm

This map of northern Africa extends to include parts of the Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula. There are few details in the interior, with the exception of the Sahara Desert and a few rivers and mountain ranges. The cartouche was engraved by Arrivet, and the map was engraved by E. Dussy.

References: Pedley #433.

Condition: B+

Original outline color with light toning and a couple of minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/23/2012