Auction 165, Lot 709

"Singularitez Curieuses des Royaumes de Maroc et de Fez dans la Barbarie...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique...

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.1 x 14.4 inches
43.4 x 36.6 cm

Very decorative sheet with illustrated views of the people and customs of the Barbary Coast as well as a small map (6.5 x 4.3") of the region entitled La Barbarie. The text in the center of the sheet describes the Kingdoms of Morocco and Fez and their resident's habits in dress, marriage and burials. The punishment of a criminal is depicted in the top right view.

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Condition: A

A dark, striking impression, issued folding on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/15/2017

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