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Number: 1761
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar,
Year of Origin: 1656
Title: Isle De Madagascar ou de St. Laurens
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 17.8
Width: 22.1
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 9,652,170
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Engraver: A. Peyrounin
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Notes: copper plate, [scale measured on degree of latitude]; Sanson's small maps from his L'Afrique en Plusierus Cartes..., first published in 1656 and engraved by A. Peyrounin, were copied several times by various map publishers. Johann David Zunners made copies of Sanson's maps for his German translation of Die Gantze Erd-Kugel in 1679. Johannes Ribbius and Simon de Vries published copies in 1682 and 1683, with new maps engraved by Antoine d'Winter. The plates were later sold to Francois Halma, who used them in 1699 and then again in 1705 with the titles re-engraved in Dutch. The titles on the d'Winter plates were re-engraved back into French, and then used by Nicholas Chemereau in 1715 and by Henri du Sauzet in 1738.
Last updated: Nov 13, 2017