"Isle de Madagascar ou de St. Laurens", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: L'Afrique en Plusieurs Cartes Nouvelles...
Color: Hand Color
9.6 x 7.5 inches
24.4 x 19.1 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.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON I F #15.
A fine impression with minor toning and an archivally repaired tear that enters 2" into map at right.