Auction 99, Lot 489

"North Africa or Barbary I-V (Set of 5 maps)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Africa - Northern

Period: 1853 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 12.5 inches
38.1 x 31.8 cm

A fine set of steel engraved maps that cover the region from Morocco east to Tripoli and Western Egypt. All follow the coast and are filled with fascinating information and details. Included in the set are I - Marocco; II - Algier; III - Tunis and Part of Tripoli; IV - Tripoli; V - Parts of Tripoli and Egypt. Sheet one include a large and detailed plan of the walled city of Marocco that locates eleven important buildings and twenty-six Mosques. All measure approximately 15 x 12.5". Keyboard style borders.

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Condition: A

Finely engraved with outline color. Lightly age toned, overall very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/12/2002

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