"Carte Generale du Royaume de France avecq Tous les Pays Circomuoisins", Sanson/Mariette
Period: 1658 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…
Color: Hand Color
20.9 x 16.2 inches
53.1 x 41.1 cm
This modern map of France extends to show all surrounding countries. The map is densely engraved to show cities, political boundaries, and the system of rivers. Adorned with a blank cartouche at top right and a title cartouche featuring cornucopias. Engraved by Melchoir Tavernier.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A .
A nice impression on paper with a large coat of arms watermark, a couple of tiny holes, and minor soiling.