C1690

Table des Cartes etc Du Sr. Sanson. Contenues Dans ce Vollume.

Magnificent large title page for volume one of Sanson’s Atlas Nouveau published by Pierre Mortier in vibrant original hand colouring. From Sansons / Mortier, Atlas Nouveau Contenant Toutes Les Parties du Monde, ou Sont exactement Remarques Les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Table des Cartes etc Du Sr. Sanson. Contenues Dans ce Vollume.

Date:

C1690

Condition:

Repaired tear on right margin, minor creasing otherwise in good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving with magnificent original hand colouring

Image Size: 

425mm 
x 525mm

Paper Size: 

495mm 
x 625mm
AUTHENTICITY
Table des Cartes etc Du Sr. Sanson. Contenues Dans ce Vollume. - Antique Map from 1690

Genuine antique
dated:

1690

Description:

Magnificent large title page for volume one of Sanson’s Atlas Nouveau published by Pierre Mortier in vibrant original hand colouring.

From Sansons / Mortier, Atlas Nouveau Contenant Toutes Les Parties du Monde, ou Sont exactement Remarques Les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Estats, Republiques & Peuples qui fy trouuent a present. Par le Sr. Sanson, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. Presente a Monseigeur le Dauphin. This edition with 123 maps.

References:
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Nicholas Sanson d’Abeville (1600 - 1667)

Nicholas Sanson d’Abeville (1600-1667) Important French Royal cartographer considered to be the "father of French cartography. Educated by the Jesuits at Amiens. He gave lessons in geography both to Louis XIII and to Louis XIV. Active from 1627, Sanson issued his first significant map, the "Postes de France", which was published by Melchior Tavernier in 1632. After publishing several general atlases he became the associate of Pierre Mariette. Two younger sons, Adrien (d. 1708) and Guillaume (d. 1703), succeeded him as geographers to the king. In 1692 Hubert Jaillot collected Sanson's maps and published the, Atlas nouveau.

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Pieter Mortier (1661 - 1711)

Pieter Mortier (1661–1711) Dutch c.18th mapmaker, engraver and publisher of atlases born in Leiden, the son of a political refugee from France. He travelled to Paris in 1681-1685, then returned to Amsterdam where he operated as a bookseller from 1685 until 1711. He won the privilege in 1690 of publishing maps and atlases by French publishers in Amsterdam for the Dutch market.

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