Salee, een vermaerde Koopstadt...
Amst: C.P. [1702.]
Fine engraving, 215 x 265mm. 8˝ x 10˝".
A maritime battle, one ship in flames, in front of Salé (from the Berber word asla, meaning "rock"), the twin city to Rabat, capital of Morocco. It was a self-governing Republic with international trading influence, situated on the mouth of the Bou Regreg river on the Atlantic coast. Engraved and published in Amsterdam by Pieter Schenk (1660 - 1718/1719). Titles in Dutch, to left, and Latin. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
Hollstein, vol XV, nos.1306-1405.
[Ref: 9755] £180.00