Africa, Tunisia, Marocco, Mediterranean Sea, Algeria, Mauritania, Spain, Gibraltar; Jean-Beptiste B. D'Anville - La Numidie - 1721-1750

Description
Africa, Tunisia, Marocco, Mediterranean Sea, Algeria, Mauritania, Spain, Gibraltar; Jean-Beptiste B. D'Anville - La Numidie - 1721-1750
Original colored copper plate

This map is an original 1749 copper engraving.

This is the D'ANVILLE edition, on the famous maps of Geographia Antiqua , by Rollin, published in 1749 in his work: "Histoire ancienne et Romaine par Rollin... Paris, 1749"

Gorgeous map published in Paris, with excellent colouring, wide margins and geographically very well detailed at every point.

In quite good condition, as per photos. It shows small signs of ageing which do not affect the engraved area at all.

Map overall dimensions: 52 x 29 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Africa
Geographical specification
Tunisia, Marocco, Mediterranean Sea, Algeria, Mauritania, Spain, Gibraltar
Map maker/ publisher
Jean-Beptiste B. D'Anville
Map/ Book title
La Numidie
Period
1721-1750
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original colored copper plate
Size of the largest image
29×52 cm
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