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A very decorative plate illustrating the region of Tunis and Algeria. A central descriptive panel is surrounded by 6 large vignettes top and bottom featuring views of Alger, Gigery [Jijel], Tripoli and Tunis. The sides are flanked by six further smaller images of the peoples and customs of the region. It was published in the sixth volume of the encyclopaedic atlas by Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743) entitled ‘Atlas Historique ou Nouvelle Introduction a l’Histoire, a la Chronologie & a la Geographie’. It was issued from 1705 to 1720 in 7 volumes. Koeman II p. 33; Phillips 579; Shirley ‘Atlases in the BL’ T.Chat-1a; Van Waning ‘Chatelain’s Atlas Historique’ in IMCoS Journal 120 pp. 7-15.
CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham

Vue de Tunis D'Alger &c de Gigeri avec Quelques Particularitez Curieuses Touchant les Moeurs …

Amsterdam, c.1719
380 x 435 mm., in recent full wash colour, good condition.
Stock number: 9717


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