Antique map of the County of Mark with the Abbey of Essen and Wehrden after N. Sanson by Jaillot. Shows Düsseldorf, Ratingen, Essen, Bochum, Dortmund, Menden and Arnsberg. To the lower left a title cartouche.
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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Nicolas Sanson: Le Comté de la Marck, Les Seigneuries des Abbayes de Werden, d'Essen, et la Ville Imperiale de Dortmundt.
Old coloured map of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Printed in Paris by H. Jaillot in 1696.
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