Auction 93, Lot 348

"Topographica Repraesentatio Barbarica Portus et Vrbis Munitae Oran una cum…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Algeria

Period: 1732 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 16.7 inches
58.4 x 42.4 cm

Very interesting chart of the city of Oran and the surrounding coastline on the Barbary coast. The top portion is a bird's eye view of the fort and city and at the bottom is a view as seen from the sea. There are numerous different types of ships and boats, including a battle scene.


Condition: B

Some thinness of paper along centerfold and old repairs of two worm holes in title. Original color.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2000