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Auction 195, Lot 756

"Statuum Marocca Norum, Regnorum Nempe Fessani, Maroccani, Tafiletani et Segelomessani Secundum suas Provincias Accurate Divisorum...", Homann, Johann Christoph

Subject: Morocco

Period: 1728 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 19.1 inches
56.6 x 48.5 cm
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This large and very graphic map shows the domains of desert tribes by means of little tent cities. It extends to include the Canary Islands and an inset of Madeira. In the upper left corner there is a large pictorial cartouche with merchants, soldiers, wild animals, a view of Tangier, and a sea battle. Below the map there are two insets featuring panoramic city views of Morocco (Marrakech) and Mequinetz (Meknes).

References: Norwich #300.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with full contemporary color on a watermarked sheet. There is minor toning, light soiling, an archivally repaired centerfold separation at bottom, and some small dampstains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/15/2023