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Number: 3954
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Tripoli, Libya
Year of Origin: 1683 (estimated)
Title: Plan de Tripoli de Barbarie; [lower sheet] Tripoli de Barbarie
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 14.0
Width: 10.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Color Type: Full Color
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Publisher: Allain Manesson Mallet
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Northernmost Latitude: 32.9
Southernmost Latitude: 32.85
Westernmost Longitude: 13.15
Easternmost Longitude: 13.2
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: [Old World auctions] Plan de Tripoli de Barbarie [on sheet with] Tripoli de Barbarie, by Alain Manesson Mallet, from 'Description de l'Univers', circa 1683, hand color (4.1 x 5.6"). This sheet includes a plan and view of Tripoli. The bird's-eye plan includes detail of fortifications and the city's surroundings and shows several ships in the Mediterranean. Below, the view depicts the city from the vantage of the sea, with impressive architectural detail for a view of its size. French text on verso. Ref: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET 1 A [267]
Last updated: Sep 28, 2021