Auction 135, Lot 419

"Isles Canaries", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Canary Islands

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.4 x 7.6 inches
26.4 x 19.3 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.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression with minor toning in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/16/2011

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