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Auction 89, Lot 256

"Partie Orientale d'Afrique ou se trouvent l'Egipte, la Nubie, l'Abissine, et l'Ajan et partie de la Nigritie, du Grand Desert et du Bildulgerid &c. ou se trouvent encore l'Arabie qui fait partie de l'Asie",

Subject: Northeastern Africa and Arabia

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 8.5 inches
31.8 x 21.6 cm
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Detailed copper engraved map covering from Tunis through the horn of Africa and all of the Arabian peninsula. Filled with topography and notations. The Nile and Niger rivers are shown connected. Large drape style title cartouche and a compass rose decorate the map. A bit of chipping along bottom margin, else fine.


Condition: A

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/8/1999