Le Cercle de Franconie ...

Nicolas Sanson (*1600 - 1667)
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Paris by H. Jaillot circa 1680.

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Antique map of Franconia after N. Sanson by H. Jaillot. Shows the area between Mainz, Donauwörth, Plauen and Fulda. With Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Mannheim, Hof, Gießen and Würzburg in the centre. To the top left a title cartouche.


CartographerNicolas Sanson
TitleLe Cercle de Franconie ...
Publisher, YearH. Jaillot, Paris, circa 1680
Plate Size47.2 x 60.7 cm (18.6 x 23.9 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.0 cm (20.9 x 24.8 inches)


Slightly stained in margins, centrefold backed at lower margin. 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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Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Paris by H. Jaillot circa 1680.

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