Image size : 54 x 37.5 cm. Description: Antique map titled'Partie de la Coste de Barbarie en Africque ou sont les Royaumes de Tunis et Tripoli et Pays Circomvoisins'. This map depicts North Africa with Malta and originates from. Cartes generales de la Geographie ancienne et nouvelle', Paris, 1655.
Artists and Engravers: Nicholas Sanson d'Abbeville (1600 - 1667) and his descendents were important French cartographer's active through the 17th century. Sanson started his career as a historian where, it is said, he turned to cartography as a way to illustrate his historical studies. In the course of his research some of his fine maps came to the attention of King Louis XIII who, admiring the quality of his work, appointed Sanson'Geographe Ordinaire du Roi'. Sanson's corpus of some three hundred maps initiated the golden age of French Cartography. The item "Partie de la Coste de Barbarie en Africque (.
) Sanson (1655)" is in sale since Friday, September 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".The seller is "bartele-gallery" and is located in Langweer. This item can be shipped worldwide.