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Auction 156, Lot 738

"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
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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 [15].

Condition: B

Original outline color on watermarked paper with light mildew stains primarily along centerfold and in top corners.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 2/17/2016