Sanson Nicolas Paris Antique 1650 Map of Africa Kingdoms

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$500.00 $595.00

Nicholas Sanson's attractive double-page engraved map of Africa, here with pleasing old hand color in outline.

Sanson was the map-maker to the King of France and the most influential map maker of the mid-17th century.

Nicolas Sanson was perhaps the most influential map make of the mid-17th century. His maps were copied, both in France and abroad, for much of the rest of the 17th and early 18th centuries, including by such map makers as Richard Blome, Giovanni Rossi and others

Excellent condition for age. Light discoloration and spotting at edges. Measures 22.5" x 16.5". 

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