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West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map

West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map
West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map

West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map

L'AFRIQUE , ou LYBIE Ultérieure ou sont LE SAARA, ou DESERT, LE PAYS DES NEGRES, la GUINEE et les Pays circonv. Tirée en partie de Sanut, et de l'Arabe de Nubie, en partie de diverses Cartes veues jusques a present la Coste des Negres, et Guinee, &c. Est apres les Observations de Samuel Blomart, Par le Sr SANSON d'Abbeville Geogr Ord du Roy, A PARIS, Chez Pierre Mariette Rue St Iacques a l'Esperance, Avec Privilege du Roy, pour vingt Ans 1655. On back, 15 lines of handwritten old French, written at the same period of the map, and depicting the map. Active from 1627, Sanson published its first major map, the Postes de France, in 1632, with the publisher Melchior Tavernier.

After the publication of a few general atlases alone, he worked with the print editor Pierre Mariette. Nicholas Sanson was the first in France to realise a World atlas. Edition : Paris, chez Pierre Mariette, dated 1655, XVIIe Century. Size with margins : 57 x 42 cm / 22,4 x 16,5 inches. Condition : good condition (see photos). WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "WEST AFRICA 1655 NICOLAS SANSON D'ABBEVILLE UNUSUAL LARGE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP" is in sale since Thursday, September 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Cartographer/Publisher: Nicholas Sanson
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1655
  • Date Range: 1600-1699


West Africa 1655 Nicolas Sanson D'abbeville Unusual Large Antique Engraved Map