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Number: 534
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1700 (estimated)
Title: L'AFRIQUE divisee suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties ou sont distingues les yns des autres. Les Empires Monarchies Royaumes Estats et Peuples. qui partagent aujourdhuy L'Afrique sur les Relations les plus Nouvelles
Sub-Title: [top bar] L'AFRIQUE distinguee en ses principales parties scavoir la Barbarie, le Biledulgerid, L'Egypte, Lea, ou le desert, Le Pays des Negres La Guinee, La Nubie, L Abissinie, Le Zangurbar, Le Congo, Le Monomotapa Les Cafres, Les Isles de Canaries, Du Cap-Verd, de St. Thomas, L'Isle Dauphine autrement Madagascar, ou sont Remarques les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Estats, et Peuples qui partagent presentemet L'Afruque ; Tire sur les Relations les pl nouvelles par le Sr. Sanson Geogr. ordre du Roy
Language: French
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 51.3
Width: 84.7
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Size Class.: Large
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Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Alexis-Hubert Jaillot
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Publisher: Pierre (Pieter) Mortier, Sr.
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Notes: Suarez;Tooley; Betz #156.4, (derived from Betz#118); From a later undated Mortier publication of "Atlas Nouveau", This later edition is derived from Jaillot's map dated 1674 and from Sanson's map of 1668. One of the most important figures in French cartography, Nicolas Sanson initiated the prolific school of French geographers. Born in Abbeville in 1600, Sanson established his first printing house in Paris in 1638. He soon became geographer to the king, establishing himself as one of the most influential cartographers on the Continent. He was succeeded by his sons, Adrien, and Guillaume, and by his son in law Pierre Duval, who continued to publish a wealth of maps using Sanson's name. Sanson's plates were purchased by the influential cartographer Alexis Hubert Jaillot, who continued to publish his maps and atlases under Sanson's title.
Last updated: May 21, 2009