"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. Nicolas Sanson d'Abbeville was to bring about the rise of French cartography, although the fierce competition of the Dutch would last until the end of the century. His success was partly owing to the partnership with the publisher Pierre Mariette. In 1657 Pierre Mariette died, however his son, also named Pierre, co-published Les Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du Monde the following year.It was the first folio French produced world atlas. Edition: Paris, chez Pierre Mariette rue S. Jacques à l'Espérance, Avec Privilege pour 20 Ans, dated 1669, 17th 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.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.