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Title of the map. LES SUISSES, des ALLIES des Suisses et leurs SUIETS; qui peuvent passer sous le nom des SUISSES. Partie de SOUABE, &c. Sanson d’Abbeville Geogr du Roy Avecq Privilege pour 20 Ans 1648. Also a part of France with Annecy, Besançon, Chambery (Mont Blanc). With a decorative cartouche. The map is engraved by R. On back, some handwritten text, written at the same period of the map, and depicting the map. 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: Pierre Mariette, Paris, dated 1648, XVIIe Century. Size with margins : 57 x 42,5 cm / 22,4 x 16,5 inches. Condition : good condition, handed colored. 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\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Cartographer/Publisher: Nicholas Sanson
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year: 1648
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Country/Region: France, Italy, Switzerland