"Provinces Unies des Pays Bas", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1660 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde
Color: Hand Color
20.1 x 15.9 inches
51.1 x 40.4 cm
This map of the Netherlands focuses on political boundaries, rivers, and towns. The map extends south to Gent and Antwerp in Belgium and as far east as Dortmund and Munster in Germany. The North Sea is labeled Mer d'Allemaigne. Embellished with a simple strapwork cartouche.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON V B.
Watermarked paper with original outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche. There is some printer's ink residue at bottom right and minor marginal soiling.