Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 682

"Isle de Madagascar ou de St. Laurens", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Madagascar

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm

Finely engraved, decorative map of Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique. Great detail of the surrounding islands and navigation hazards in the Gulf of Mozambique. The map is ornamented with an attractive title cartouche.


Condition: A

Sharp impression with minor toning in margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/16/2011