"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.