Oran Algeria Coast Mediterranean Sea North Africa 1732 Ottens fine antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Nette Aftekening Der Stad Oran & c, Gelegen in Barbaryen.
(North Africa, Oran, Algeria, Barbary)
Issued 1732, Amsterdam by R & J Ottens
Fine and uncommon engraved folio sheet map of North Africa- Barbary Coast- Algerian Coastline. With full original hand color.
Coastline is depicted with topographical features across top, sweeping recognition view across the bottom with 25 locations named. North is oriented towards bottom left.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved, blank margins toned, lightly dampstained, creased, prtined area of map clean & nice. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 21" H x 25" W.
Printed area measures c. 16 1/4" H x 21 1/2" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 363*
Koeman, Atlantes Nerlandici , III, 85-93