• Creator
  • Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
  • Created Date
  • 1700-1700
  • Description
  • Relief shown pictorially.; Title in upper right corner: Partie orientale de l'Amérique angloise. 58 x 90 cm.; 1 map, hand colored. Pierre Mortier published this copy of a map originally made by Nicolas Sanson. Mortier was a successful book and map publisher in Amsterdam who recognized the superiority of French cartography at this time. He would have Sanson's maps, which were being published by Jaillot in Paris since 1681, re-engraved and then... more
    Relief shown pictorially.; Title in upper right corner: Partie orientale de l'Amérique angloise. 58 x 90 cm.; 1 map, hand colored. Pierre Mortier published this copy of a map originally made by Nicolas Sanson. Mortier was a successful book and map publisher in Amsterdam who recognized the superiority of French cartography at this time. He would have Sanson's maps, which were being published by Jaillot in Paris since 1681, re-engraved and then republished. Reference: Koeman, I. C. 1969. Atlantes Neerlandici: Bibliography of Terrestrial, Maritime and Celestial Atlases and Pilot Books, Published in the Netherlands up to 1880. Vol. 3 (p. 4- 19). Amsterdam: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm. Ca. 1:6,000,000. Chez P. Mortier (Amsterdam), [1700]. less