La Moree Et les Isles de Zante, Cefalonie, Ste Maure, Cerigo &c.

Nicolas Sanson (*1600 - 1667)
Old coloured map of the Peloponnese. Printed in Paris by H. Jaillot in 1696.

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Description

Large and very detailed map of the Peloponnes (Pelopónnisos) formerly Morea by Nicolas Sanson, publish in Paris by H. Jaillot. Printed from two plates and joined. Title cartouche surrounded by the outline of twelve other Greek islands.

Details

CartographerNicolas Sanson
TitleLa Moree Et les Isles de Zante, Cefalonie, Ste Maure, Cerigo &c.
Publisher, YearH. Jaillot, Paris, 1696
Plate Size56.2 x 83.9 cm (22.1 x 33.0 inches)
Sheet Size57.0 x 84.4 cm (22.4 x 33.2 inches)
ReferenceZacharakis, C.G.: A Catalogue of Printed Maps of Greece, 1477-1800, No. 3160.

Condition

In the lower right corner on the back some notes about Sanson with a ball pen. Beautiful old colours.

Cartographer

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 the Peloponnese. Printed in Paris by H. Jaillot in 1696.

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