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SANSON, N. - Royaume de Congo & c. . .

SANSON, N. -  Royaume de Congo & c. . .
SANSON, N. - Royaume de Congo & c. . .
Date: Paris, P. Mariette, 1667
Size: 205 x 275 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: Paper slightly age toned, slight water staining and spotting.

Description

Decorative map of the Congo on Africa's west coast.
An attractive miniature map prepared by N.Sanson and published by Pierre Mariette.
Published in an early edition of the small Sanson atlas L'Europe Dediée a Monseigneur . . . Le Tellier Secret. D'Estat &c."The atlas proved popular and the maps were imitated by Johann Zunners in Frankfurt (1679) and by Joannes Ribbius and François Halma (1682-1730s). The map offered here is the first plate with the address of Pierre Mariette, but with the date removed. Engraved by A.Peyrounin.
100€
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  • Reference N°: 25194
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