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Homann Heirs’ Plans & Prospect of Oran

SKU: 3547
£250.00

Title:
Homann Heirs’ Plans & Prospect of Oran

Date of publication:
1732

Printed Measurement:
49.5 x 57 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Homann Heirs
  • Topographia Repraesentio Barbarici Portus et Urbis Munitae Oran …

    Copper engraving, 49.5 x 57 cms, original hand colour to both town plan and prospect, blank verso. Oran, an important trading port and now Algeria’s second city, was governed by the Spanish between 1509 and 1708; our map was engraved on the occasion of its recapture from the Ottomans. It was sold to the Turks in 1792.