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SANSON, Nicolas.

EGYPT divisee en ses COUZE CASSILIFS ou GOUVERNEMENTS.

Published: Nicolas Bion: L'Usage des Globes. Amsterdam: Francois Halma. 1700.

Stock code: 54017

Price: £175

Sale Price: £70

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Attractive map of Egypt. Title cartouche at left centre. 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.

Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Size: 20 x 27.5 cm. (8 x 11 inches).

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