Auction 150, Lot 679

"Partie du Biledulgerid ou sont Tesset, Darha, et Segelmesse, &c.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Morocco & Canary Islands

Period: 1656 (dated)

Publication: L'Afrique en plusieurs cartes...

Color: Black & White

11.4 x 7.1 inches
29 x 18 cm

This striking map of southern Morocco and the Canary Islands is fully engraved with cities, mountains, rivers, oases, and trails. The top left corner is decorated with an elaborate title cartouche. Engraved by Jean Lhuillier.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON I C #7.

Condition: A

A sharp impression remargined on all sides with heavy old paper. There is minor soiling mostly confined to the new left margin.

Estimate: $70 - $90


Closed on 9/17/2014