Auction 123, Lot 775

"'T Eilandt van Madagascar of van St. Laurens…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Madagascar

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.5 inches
24.1 x 19.1 cm

Crisply engraved map portraying Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique. There is great detail of the surrounding islands and navigation hazards in the Gulf of Mozambique. The decorative cartouche is topped with a colorful bunch of fruit.


Condition: A+

A lovely impression on a strong sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/20/2008