Auction 162, Lot 641

"'T Steenachtig, Woest, en Gelukkig Arabien", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 7.4 inches
24.4 x 18.8 cm

Beautiful, detailed map focused on the Arabian Peninsula filled with many place names, such as Oman and Mecca. Yemen (Hyaman) is noted across the entire Arabian Peninsula. Much of the cartography is spurious with several mountain ranges delineated. The map is graced with a strapwork cartouche. Engraved by Anthony de Winter and published by Francois Halma.

References: cf. Ankary #85.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with professional repairs to several small chips and tears confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 4/26/2017