Tripoli di Barbaria, een roopnest aen de Middel: lantsche - zee, voorzien van een Schoone haven. Tripolis Numidica, Ptolomaei Leptis magna ad mare mediterraneum in planicie sita, pyratarum victorus nobilis.
Engraving. 215 x 265mm. 8½ x 10½". Large margins.
Tripoli, Libya; located in the northwest of the country on the edge of the desert, on a point of rocky land projecting into the Mediterranean Sea and forming a bay. Due to its long history, there are many sites of archaeological significance, which highlight the Barbary Wars, the Ottoman era and the Italian era. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
Hollstein, vol XV, nos.1306-1405.
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