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Number: 1087
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1650
Title: AFRIQVE Par N. Sanson d' Abbevile, Geog. du Roy A Paris Chez l'Auteur Et chez Pierre Mariette, rue S. Iacques a l'Esperance 1650 Auec privilege du Roy pour vingt ans.
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
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Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Engraver: A. Peyrounin
Publisher: Pierre Mariette
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Notes: Joppen; Betz #78; from "Les Cartes Generales de toutes les parties du Monde"; Nicholas Sanson (1600-1667) is considered the father of French cartography in its golden age from the mid-seventeenth century to the mid-eighteenth. Over the course of his career he produced over 300 maps. His success can be chalked up to his geographic and research skills, but also to his partnership with Pierre Mariette. Previously, Sanson had worked primarily with the publisher Melchior Tavernier. Mariette purchased Tavernier?s business in 1644. Sanson worked with Mariette until 1657, when the latter died. Mariette?s son, also Pierre, helped to publish the Cartes g??ales de toutes les parties du monde.
Last updated: Apr 26, 2020