Auction 92, Lot 347

"Nova Barbariae Descripto", Jansson, Jan

Subject: North Africa

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.4 x 13.7 inches
51.8 x 34.8 cm

Decorative map of the whole of North Africa, from Morocco to the Nile delta, with considerable spurious detail in the interior. The land is filled with all kinds of wildlife and the map is further embellished with decorative title and scale of miles cartouches and a compass rose.


Condition: B

Lovely original color. Printer's crease and minor abrasions along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/13/2000