Antique map of Swabia by N. Sanson at H. Jaillot. Shows the area between Landau, Strasbourg, Basel, Zurich, Kaufbeuren, Augsburg. With Ulm, Stuttgart, the Black Forest and Lake Constance. To the lower right a title cartouche.
Somewhat stained and creased at right side. Very good condition with old outline colour. Never framed before.
Nicolas Sanson, born 1600 in Abbeville, was a French historian and cartographer. Louis XIII appointed him Géographe Ordinaire du Roi. His main work, the Atlas Cartes Générales de Toutes les Parties du Monde, was issued first in 1654 until 1676. After his death in 1667, the business was continued by his sons Guillaume and Adrien in partnership with A. H. Jaillot.
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