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Auction 184, Lot 720

"Carte de la Barbarie, Nigritie et de la Guinee avec les Pays Voisins, Dressee sur les Memoires les Plus Nouveaux & les Observations les Plus Exactes", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 15.8 inches
51.3 x 40.1 cm
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This great map of western Africa is based on Guillaume Delisle's map. It covers from the Barbary coast to below the equator. There is a mass of geographic detail and notations in the interior with information on the rivers and lakes. Numerous tent encampments are depicted throughout the Sahara Desert.


Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a Strasbourg Bend & Lily watermark, issued folding with a minor printer's crease at bottom center and light soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/15/2021