Auction 97, Lot 463

"Algerii Saracenorum urbis fortissimae, in Numidia Africae Provincia s Tructae, iuxta Balearicos fluctus Maeditereranei aequoris Hispaniam contra Othomanor Pricipu imperio redactae, imago", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1575 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.2 x 13.7 inches
48.8 x 34.8 cm

A superb and detailed plan of the city of Algiers with its surrounding fortifications and estates. It provides a great view of this important Mediterranean port with two large oared ships in the harbor.

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Condition: A

Light overall toning with a fine crisp impression.

Estimate: $600 - $650

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/5/2001

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