Auction 127, Lot 441

"Isles Canaries", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7.7 inches
26.7 x 19.6 cm

This is a very beautiful small map of the Canary Islands with an inset of Madeira. The Prime Meridian is shown running along the left border. The map is dominated by a large title cartouche, which is draped in an elaborate garland of fruit.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 2/25/2009