"Partie de la Barbarie, ou est le Royaume d'Alger Divise en Ses Provinces. Partie du Biledulgerid, ou sont Tergorarin, Zeb, &c.", Sanson/Mariette
Subject: Northern Africa, Algeria
Period: 1655 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…
Color: Hand Color
21.3 x 15.3 inches
54.1 x 38.9 cm
Nice map covering the region of present-day northern Algeria. The topography is shown to be quite mountainous with numerous oases located and shown in the European manner of forests. The title is engraved on a drape-style cartouche. Engraved by Jean Sommer and published in Paris by Pierre Mariette.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A .
Original outline color on watermarked paper with light mildew stains primarily along centerfold and in top corners.