L Allemagne par cercles by Nicholas SANSON Central Europe 1645 antique map
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L'Allemagne par cercles' by Nicholas SANSON. Central Europe, 1645 antique map

Price: £105.99

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'L'Allemagne par cercles [This title has been overlaid onto the original title of the map: "Carte Generale de l'Empire d'Allemagne et Pays Circonvoisins."]'

The map depicts Greater Germany - The Holy Roman Empire - in the middle of the seventeenth century. The map covers central Europe, including present day Netherlands, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and northern Italy to the Adriatic Sea and much of Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Croatia

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1645    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 41.5 x 57.0cm, 16.25 x 22.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique copperplate map with original outline colouring

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: "Par N. Sanson Geog. Ord du Roy. A Paris par M. Tavernier Idrographe et Graveur ordinaire du Roy pour les Cartes Geographiques. Et a present chez Mariette, rue St Jacques à l'Esperance avec privilege du Roy pour 20 ans 1645". Nicolas Sanson (16001667) was a French cartographer, sometimes called the 'father of French cartography'.

PROVENANCE: "L'Allemagne, descrite en plusieurs cartes & differens traittés de geographie, & d'histoire, suivant les plus belles & les principales distinctions, qui se peuvent remarquer dans tous les autheurs anciens, & nouveaux, par N. Sanson d'Abbeville, Geographe du Roy. A Paris, Chez l'autheur, Rue de l'Arbre-sec & prés la petite porte du Cloitre de Saint Germain de l'Auxerrois. MDCLI. Avec privilege du Roy pour vingt ans



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