After his widow continued the business for several years, Cornelis took over in 1719. The business specialized in publishing French geographers including Deslisle, Jaillot, and Sanson. Full Title: Orbis veteribus noti tabula nova... Published Amsterdam, J Covens & C. Who was reknown for the accuracy of his maps.
Delisle studied under Jean Cassini and from an early age showed his talent. At the age of 27 Delisle was admitted to the Academie Royale des Sciences and by 1718 he had been made the Royal Geographer. His maps reflect his scientific approach to map making by including the most up to date cartographic information as well as the use of new astronomical information.
Where he was unable to verify information conclusively, he would note the fact on his maps. Good condition, fine detail, outline colour, some age tone, clear plate mark, wide boarders Blank to verso with fold as published. Approx engraved area 19.5" X 19.5" (500mm x 490mm) MORE GENUINE ANTIQUE MAPS FROM RARE MAPS AND PRINTS. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".
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