Auction 96, Lot 456

"Statuum Marocca Norum. Regnorum nempe Fessani, Maroccani, Tefiletani et Segelomessani Secundum suas Provincias accurate divisorum, Typus generalis novus", Homann, Johann Christoph

Subject: Morocco

Period: 1728 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

Large and very graphic map by the preeminent German cartographer. The map itself is very detailed showing the domains of desert tribes by means of little tent cities. It extends to include the Canary Islands and Madeira. In the upper left is a large pictorial cartouche with merchants, soldiers, wild animals, a view of Tanger and a sea battle. Below the map are two panoramic city views of Morocco and Mequinetz.

References:

Condition: B

Couple of old repairs on centerfold and some minor soil. Overall a nice sharp impression of this handsome map.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/12/2001

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