Auction 97, Lot 465

"Partie de l'Afrique en deca de l'Equateur Comprenau l'Egypte, la Barbarie, la Nigritie &c.", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 11.5 inches
33.5 x 29.2 cm

An attractive map of the region north of the Equator. The Nile rises from two small lakes in the "Monts de la Lune". Decorative title cartouche and surrounded in an elaborately engraved rococo style border, which is printed from a separate copperplate.


Condition: A

Faint shadow along centerfold, overall very good.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2001