Asia Vetus Recognita Emendata et Multis in Locis Mutata Conatiibus Geographicis G. Sanson .


Title:
Asia Vetus Recognita Emendata et Multis in Locis Mutata Conatiibus Geographicis G. Sanson .
Date:
C1690
Mapmaker:
Nicholas Sanson D'Abbeville (1600-1667)
Image Size:
395mm x 540mm (15.55" x 21.26")
Condition:
Minor toning to lower centrefold, otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Technique:
Copper engraving with original hand colouring.
Price:

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$A 1,250
Stock Number:
ASI 1690 SANS 075 (NGPD) (RW05)
Description:

Fine map of  Asia  by Nicholas Sanson, with an elegant decorative title at top left. Published by Pierre Mortier with 'cum Privilege' noted in the title. Mortier was granted a privilege to publish French maps in Holland in 1690.

Biography:

Nicholas Sanson d'Abeville (1600-1667)

Geographer of the King of France, founder of the French school of cartography, and tutor to Louis XIII. He published over 300 maps, all with a high degree of accuracy and engraving quality.

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