C1730

Orbis Vetus, et Orbis Veteris Utraque Continens, Terrarumq Tractus Arcticus, et Antarcticus ex Platone, Theopompo sive Aeliano, Manilio &c. Autore N.Sannson Abbravillaeo, et Christianiss’ Galliar’ Regis Geographo.

Mapmaker:

Nicholas Sanson D'Abbeville (1600 - 1667)

Although Sanson’s fine map, as the title indicates, is of the ancient world, the map has a number of recent discoveries including those of Abel Tasman’s charting of the Australian coast and the inclusion of the East Indies. California is … Read Full Description

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S/N: WM-1730-SANS–201544
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Full Title:

Orbis Vetus, et Orbis Veteris Utraque Continens, Terrarumq Tractus Arcticus, et Antarcticus ex Platone, Theopompo sive Aeliano, Manilio &c. Autore N.Sannson Abbravillaeo, et Christianiss’ Galliar’ Regis Geographo.

Date:

C1730

Mapmaker:

Nicholas Sanson D'Abbeville (1600 - 1667)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

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Image Size: 

550mm 
x 390mm
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Orbis Vetus, et Orbis Veteris Utraque Continens, Terrarumq Tractus Arcticus, et Antarcticus ex Platone, Theopompo sive Aeliano, Manilio &c. Autore N.Sannson Abbravillaeo, et Christianiss' Galliar' Regis Geographo. - Antique Map from 1730

Genuine antique
dated:

1730

Description:

Although Sanson’s fine map, as the title indicates, is of the ancient world, the map has a number of recent discoveries including those of Abel Tasman’s charting of the Australian coast and the inclusion of the East Indies. California is not shown as an island. Ref. Shirley 400

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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