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Auction 184, Lot 715


"De Stadt Tripolis. The City of Tripolie", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Tripoli, Libya

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Umbstaendliche und Eigentliche Beschreibung von Afrika...

Color: Hand Color

13.8 x 10.4 inches
35.1 x 26.4 cm
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Copper engraved view of the fort and port at Tripoli with a sea battle in the foreground. The title cartouche is composed of firing canons and military flags.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.DAPP-1a #17.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with mat burn outside of the image.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $46

Closed on 9/15/2021