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Nicolas Sanson:  Afrique . . . 1650

Maps of Africa


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Title: Afrique . . . 1650

Map Maker: Nicolas Sanson

Place / Date: Paris / 1650

Coloring: Hand Color

Size: 15.25 x 21 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $795.00

Inventory ID: 50423


Description:

Nicholas Sanson's attractive double-page engraved map of Africa, here with pleasing old hand color in outline.

Sanson was the map maker to the King of France and the most influential map maker of the mid-17th century.

Nicolas Sanson was perhaps the most influential map make of the mid-17th century. His maps were copied, both in France and abroad, for much of the rest of the 17th and early 18th centuries, including by such map makers as Richard Blome, Giovanni Rossi and others.


Condition Description: Old outline hand-color.


References: Betz #78.


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