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SANSON, Nicolas.


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

Stock code: 54030

Price: £195

Sale Price: £78

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Attractive map of Spain, divided into its provinces. 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: 23.5 x 18 cm. (9 x 7 inches).

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