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Auction 198, Lot 645

"Partie de la Barbarie, ou est le Royaume d'Alger Divise en ses Provinces. Partie du Biledulgerid, ou sont Tegorarin, Zeb, &c...", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Africa, Algeria

Period: 1684 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde...

Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 15.3 inches
54.1 x 38.9 cm
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Nice map covering the region of present-day northern Algeria. The topography is shown to be quite mountainous with numerous oases located and shown in the European manner of forests. The title is engraved on a drape-style cartouche. Engraved by Jean Sommer. Originally dated 1655 and published in Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…; on this example, the date has changed to 1684 and Mariette's imprint has been erased in title cartouche.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a chapel watermark. There is some minor printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $140 - $170


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