Auction 168, Lot 665

"Le Coste di Barbaria Ouvero i Regni di Marocco, di Fez, di Algeri di Tunisi, e di Tripoli...", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.6 x 13.4 inches
47.2 x 34 cm

Decorative and well-engraved map of North Africa, from Morocco to Libya, including much of the Mediterranean. Map shows caravan routes, mountains, villages and towns with most detail shown along coastal regions. Shows the major walled cities including Morocco and Tripoli. Very large and scenic cartouche with a leopard attacking a man.

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Condition: A

A dark impression with light printer's ink residue and a faint damp stain entering the map border at bottom center.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/6/2018

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