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  AMERICA 
 Gulf States 

SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century map of Florida]
La Floride Par N. Sanson . . . Paris, 1683. Original outline colour. 185 x 260mm.
Sanson's important early map of Florida and the Southeast, illustrating a number of early and important cartographic features. The first atlas map to correctly name Lake Erie, although it is pushed 2.5 degrees too far south, increasing the claims of France. Several new rivers appear in Virginia. The Caroline depicted on the map is Ft. Caroline, not the Carolinas.
[Ref: 19111]    £450.00 ($545 • €491 rates)


 South America 

SANSON, Nicolas. [A mid-17th century French map of Peru]
Le Perou, et le cours de la Riviere Amazone, depuis ses sources jusques a la Mer. Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1656. Original outline colour. 410 x 555mm.
The first state of Sanson's map of Peru, also showing the full length of the Amazon. The large title cartouche features an urn piled with coins and ingots, celebrating Potosi, the mountain of silver that was the treasure trove of the area. At the top of the map is the fictitious Lake Parime and 'El Dorado', the city of gold.
[Ref: 19055]    £250.00 ($303 • €273 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [A mid-17th century French map of Colombia and Venezuela]
Terre Ferme, ou sont les Governations, ou Gouvernemens de Terre Ferme, Cartagene, S.te Marthe, Rio de la Hache, Venezuela, Nouvelle Andalusie, Popayan, Nouveau Roy.me de Grenade, &c. Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1656. Original outline colour. 405 x 540mm. A little restoration to bottom margin.
The first state of Sanson's map of Colombia and Venezuela, but also showing the fictitious Lake Parime and 'El Dorado', the city of gold.
[Ref: 19056]    £600.00 ($727 • €655 rates)


 Brazil 

SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century French map of Brazil]
Le Bresil, dont la Coste est possedée par les portugais et divisée en Quatorze Capitanieries... Paris, 1683. Original outline colour. 205 x 280mm. Small archival tissue repair in top margin.
Reduced version of Sanson's map of the Portuguese possessions in Brazil. A reasonable amount of detail along the major rivers of the interior and a frame-like title cartouche filling the
[Ref: 19116]    £180.00 ($218 • €196 rates)


  ASIA 
 India 

SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century map of India]
L'Inde deca et dela le Gange, ou est L'Empire du Grand Mogol Et Pays Circonvoisins Tiree de Purchas... Paris. 1654. Coloured. 355 x 560mm.
A detailed map of the Mogul Empire, based on information supplied by Sir Thomas Roe (c.1581-1644), ambassador to the emperor Jahangir 1615-18. At a time that roads were not usually shown on maps, this marks his route to the court as a line of villages from Surat to Kabul in Afghanistan. His route was a southern spur of the Silk Road, making this one of the few contemporary maps to include such information.
[Ref: 17086]    £400.00 ($485 • €436 rates)


 Arabia 

SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century map of Arabia]
Carte des Trois Arabies. Tirée en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie en partie de divers autres Autheurs. Paris, Pierre Mariette, 1654, Outline colour. 415 x 500mm. A very fine example with wide margins.
The three Arabias are Petrée, Deserte and Heureuse. The kingdom of 'Bahraim' is outlined in colour. TIBBETTS: 98, colour illus.
[Ref: 15071]    £1,800.00 ($2,181 • €1,964 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [Sanson's small format map of Arabia]
L'Arabie Petree, Deserte, et Heureuse. Paris, 1702. Coloured. 195 x 265mm.
A detailed map of the Middle East focused on the Arabian Peninsula. Oman and Mecca are shown. Engraved by De Winter
[Ref: 17210]    £320.00 ($388 • €349 rates)


 Turkey 

SANSON, Nicolas. [A map of the Bosphorus in Classical times]
Anaplus Bosphori Thracii Ex Indagationibus Petri Gullis Delineatus. Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1666. Original outline colour. 415 x 535mm. A very fine large paper example.
A map of the Bosphorus in Classical times. Underneath the elaborate title cartouche there is a vignette of Xerxes I leading the Persian army across a pontoon bridge c. 482 BC.
[Ref: 18038]    £375.00 ($454 • €409 rates)


SANSON, Nicolas. [A map of Classical Turkey and Cyprus]
Asia Minor in Epitomen Contracta, Magnas Regiones, seu Provincias Representans, in quibus Populi, Primariae Urbes, Locaque Præcipua Notantur. Paris: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy, c1731. Original outline colour. 410 x 635mm.
A map of Asia Minor, first published by Pierre Moullard Sanson in 1697, but this example published by Gilles Robert du Vaugondy, who took over his business in 1731.
[Ref: 17597]    £650.00 ($788 • €709 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Scandinavia 

SANSON, Nicolas. [17th C. Sweden]
Sueonie ou Suede, Ou Sont Les Provinces De Uplande, Sudermannie, Westmannie, Noricie... Paris, Pierre Mariette, 1666, original colour, 445 x 580mm Minor paper reinforcement at bottom on verso, dark impression.
Centered on Koping and naming Stockholm, Uppsala, and Gavle (Gevalia). The map is bounded by Vattern Lake in the south, a portion of Vanern Lake in the west, to approximately Soderhamn in the north, with some of the Aland islands shown in the east. With the title contained in a dramatic cartouche depicting a battle.
[Ref: 10960]    £350.00 ($424 • €382 rates)


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