The map covers Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Mozambic, South Africa, with the islands Zanzibar, Comorrean, Madgascar and Mascareignes. 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 : 58 x 44,7 cm / 22,8 x 17,3 inches. Condition : good condition, handed colored. 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 "AFRICA MADAGASCAR 1655 NICOLAS SANSON UNUSUAL LARGE ANTIQUE MAP IN COLORS" is in sale since Wednesday, July 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
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