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Two-sheet map of Africa

Stock No. 24063 Category: Tags: , , Cartographer: JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert.

L'Afrique divis?e suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties...
Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, c.1705. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined 580 x 880mm.

£1,200

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Sanson's antique map of Africa, redrawn on a larger scale by Jaillot at the request of Sanson's heirs, and published in Mortier's edition of Jaillot's 'Atlas Nouveau', with fine baroque title and scale cartouches.
Alexis-Hubert Jaillot redrew Sanson's map of South America on a larger scale at the request of Sanson's heirs. After a dispute Jaillot passed his work to the Amsterdam publisher Mortier, who re-engraved the maps and issued his own 'Atlas Nouveau' still with the original attributions.

Additional information

Dimensions 880 × 580 mm
Cartographer

Date

1705

Extra Info

L'Afrique divis?e suivant l'estendue de ses principales parties…

Publication

Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, c.1705. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined 580 x 880mm.

Condition

A good example.

References

BETZ: 156, state iii of v.