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Auction 187, Lot 661


"Le Pais Syrtique",

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1751 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle ... Tome Douzieme

Color: Black & White

12.1 x 8 inches
30.7 x 20.3 cm
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This elegantly engraved map spans from Tunisia to the Gulf of Sidra and includes Malta and the southern part of Sicily. There are plenty of place names and nice topographical detail. The map was published in volume XII of Hans Kasper Arkstee & Hendrick Merkus' Histoire Universelle depuis le Commencement du Monde jusqu'à Présent, Traduite de l'Anglois. No engraver credited.


Condition: B+

A dark impression issued folding on watermarked paper with some light offsetting at right from an opposing page of text.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $21

Closed on 4/27/2022