Auction 89, Lot 234

"Aden/Mombaza/Quloa/Cefala",

Subject: Yemen

Period: 1595 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 13.2 inches
46.2 x 33.5 cm

Fabulous coastal view of the city with numerous ships in the harbor and surrounding sea. The city is surrounded by several hills, each topped by a castle. Below are three separate views of Momabza, Quiloa and Cefala. Fine color and impression. Acid burn on verso, old repair on fold, and some stains in margin, images overall very good.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/8/1999

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