"Turcomania, Georgien Commanie", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1705 (published)
Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...
Color: Hand Color
9.3 x 7.4 inches
23.6 x 18.8 cm
Very attractive map of Georgia, Armenia, the Black and Caspian Seas filled with major cities, mountains and rivers. The map is beautifully adorned with a large and dramatic strapwork cartouche.
This map appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, a Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690. The Dutch edition was published by Francois Halma and included 98 maps and views.
A sharp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.