"MAPPE-MONDE ou CARTE GENERALE du GLOBE TERRESTRE Représentée en deux Hémisphères, Reveüe et changée en plusieurs endroits suivant les relations les plus recentes Par le Sr SANSON Geographe ordinaire de sa Majesté". California is shown as an island.The left side of North America is unknowed, we can see the "terre de la compagnie", just near Russia. Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania named "terre de Diemens" are not finished. Terra del Fuego is detached from the continent. Active from 1627, Sanson published its first major map, the Postes de France, in 1632, with the publisher Melchior Tavernier.
After having published a few general atlases alone, he worked with the print editor Pierre Mariette. Edition: Paris, chez Pierre Mariette rue S. Jacques à l'Espérance, Avec Privilege pour 20 Ans, 1669, XVIIe Century. Size with margins : 58 x 43 cm / 22,8 x 16,9 inches.
Condition : in colors, two repairs in the left side and the right upper corner. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.
The item "LARGE WORLDMAP -CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND 1669 NICOLAS SANSON ANTIQUE MAP IN COLOR" is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.