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SANSON, Nicolas.


Published: Amsterdam: 1700

Stock code: 54035

Price: £220

Sale Price: £88

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Map of Germany divided into regions, which at the time extended over much of the Low Countries. Maps by Sanson in original colour are rare. Nicolas Sanson was founder of the French school of mapmakers, at a time when the leadership in European cartography passed from the Low Countries to France. This map was published in Brion’s treatise on globes. Nicolas Brion was a famous French mathematical and scientific instrument maker. L’Usage des Globes.

Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Size: 23.5 x 18.5 cm.

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