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  • Sanson, Nicolas: Isles Canaries

    Sanson, Nicolas: Isles Canaries

    Stock No. 3406MS

    Copper-engraved map, plate 192 x 267 mm., sheet about 230 x 335 mm., central vertical fold as issued, for Sanson’s L’Afrique, first edition, 1656, (dated in cartouche).  Madeira inset upper left.  Hand-coloured.  Minor worming (repaired) at edge of upper margin and also at extremities of side margins – all well away from printed area, and a tiny rust spot just outside platemark at left.  Otherwise fine, a crisp, clean example of the scarce original printing.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

     

    £200.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Isles du Cap Verd Coste, et Pays des Negres

    Sanson, Nicolas: Isles du Cap Verd Coste, et Pays des Negres

    Stock No. 3414MS

    Copper-engraved map showing the Cape Verde Islands & African coast.  Plate 205 x 290 mm., sheet about 235 x 331 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche). Two small worm-holes in side margins, and repaired worming to upper margin just touching platemark, well away from printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: La Guinée etc.

    Sanson, Nicolas: La Guinée etc.

    Stock No. 3412MS

    Copper-engraved map showing the Guinea coast from today’s Sierra Leone to Nigeria.  Plate 170 x 312 mm., sheet about 234 x 331 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  Four small worm-holes in upper and side margins, well away from printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Le Zanguebar, Partie du Zanguebar, etc.

    Sanson, Nicolas: Le Zanguebar, Partie du Zanguebar, etc.

    Stock No. 3408MS

    Copper-engraved maps printed from a single plate, plate 186 x 303 mm., sheet about 229 x 332 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouches).  Hand-coloured.  The maps show parts of the east African coast, the left-hand map that of Zanzibar, the right-hand map the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea.  Single worm hole in the left and the right margins, well away from printed area, otherwise a fine, fresh example of the scarce first printing.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £180.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Partie de Barbarie, etc.

    Sanson, Nicolas: Partie de Barbarie, etc.

    Stock No. 3410MS

    Copper-engraved map of north Africa, showing Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya.  Plate 195 x 292 mm., sheet about 237 x 333 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.   Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  Minor worming to upper and side margins, near edges of sheet and well clear of printed area.  Otherwise a fine, crisp, bright example of the scarce first printing.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Partie de la Haute Æthiopie

    Sanson, Nicolas: Partie de la Haute Æthiopie

    Stock No. 3421MS

    Copper-engraved map showing the area of Ethiopia and Somalia, showing the two non-existent (Ptolomaic) lakes Zaire and Zaflan as well as other speculative topographical features.  Plate 315 x 220 mm., sheet about 334 x 238 mm.  Central horizontal fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  Very small worm-hole in lower margin, just inside platemark, well away from printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Partie du Barbarie ou est le Royaume d’Alger

    Sanson, Nicolas: Partie du Barbarie ou est le Royaume d’Alger

    Stock No. 3413MS

    Copper-engraved map showing the area of Algeria.  Plate 196 x 270 mm., sheet about 236 x 330 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated below cartouche).  A couple of short worm-tracks in extreme side margins and in upper margin (repaired), well away from printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £140.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Partie du Biledulgerid, ou sont Tesset, Darha et Segelmesse etc.

    Sanson, Nicolas: Partie du Biledulgerid, ou sont Tesset, Darha et Segelmesse etc.

    Stock No. 3409MS

    Copper-engraved map of the north-west coast of Africa, showing Morocco, the western Sahara, and the Canary Islands.  Plate 182 x 295 mm., sheet about 235 x 330 mm  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  Four tiny worm-holes near edges, well away from printed area, otherwise a fine example of the scarce first printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £150.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Pays, et Coste des Caffres

    Sanson, Nicolas: Pays, et Coste des Caffres

    Stock No. 3415MS

    Copper-engraved map of southern Africa.  Plate 202 x 300 mm., sheet about 233 x 330 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  One small worm-hole in each side margin outside platemark, repaired worming in centre of upper margin just touching platemark but not affecting printed area printed area; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

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    £0.00
  • Sanson, Nicolas: Royaume de Congo, &c.

    Sanson, Nicolas: Royaume de Congo, &c.

    Stock No. 3418MS

    Copper-engraved map showing Gabon, the Congo and Angola.  Plate 208 x 284 mm., sheet about 238 x 333 mm.  Central vertical fold as issued.  Hand-coloured.  Printed for L’Afrique, first edition, 1656 (dated in cartouche).  One small worm-hole in each side margin, and repaired worming in centre of upper margin just over platemark, with  one tiny repaired hole (1 x 2 mm.) on outer edge of border line; otherwise a fine, clean example of the scarce original printing of this map.

    Nicolas Sanson (1660-1667) was a historian and geographer, and the most important French cartographer of the seventeenth century and the founder of the French school.  L’Afrique is one section of his great work, Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde (1654-1676).

    £130.00
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