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Auction 146, Lot 749

"Barbarie, Egypte, Nigritie, Guinee, Nubie, Abissinie", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

14.6 x 9.5 inches
37.1 x 24.1 cm
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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. Engraved by E. Dussy, but a later state made during the French Republic period after the French Revolution. The cartouche mentions that it is the third year of the French Republic, placing it about 1795.

References: Pedley #433.

Condition: B+

Some minor foxing with a few small spots. Two short tears in bottom blank margin have been repaired with archival materials.

Estimate: $95 - $120


Closed on 9/4/2013