C1659

Harmonie ou Correspondance du Globe avecq la Sphere pare lest Points, Lignes, Cercles

Mapmaker:

Nicolas Sanson d'Abeville (1600 - 1667)

Sanson’s outline map of the globe in two hemispheres shows correspondences between the terrestrial globe and the celestial sphere, terrestrial climate zones and meridians, Australia’s land mass is shown incorrectly and California is shown as an island. Shirley 233

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S/N: WM-12-SANS–184352
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Full Title:

Harmonie ou Correspondance du Globe avecq la Sphere pare lest Points, Lignes, Cercles

Date:

C1659

Mapmaker:

Nicolas Sanson d'Abeville (1600 - 1667)

Condition:

In good condition with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

525mm 
x 350mm
AUTHENTICITY
Harmonie ou Correspondance du Globe avecq la Sphere pare lest Points, Lignes, Cercles - Antique Map from 1659

Genuine antique
dated:

1659

Description:

Sanson’s outline map of the globe in two hemispheres shows correspondences between the terrestrial globe and the celestial sphere, terrestrial climate zones and meridians, Australia’s land mass is shown incorrectly and California is shown as an island. Shirley 233

Mapmaker:

Nicolas 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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