France 1699 Sanson beautiful old map hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
France Par N. Sanson le fils
Geographe du Roy
Issued Amsterdam: 1699, by Arnout van Ravestein.
Cartography by Sanson et Fils.
Engraved by Anthony de Winter.
Beautiful 17th century antique engraved map.
In VG+ condition, overall remaining a clean and attractive example. Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 3/8"H x 11 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 7 1/8"H x 9 1/4"W.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 102-04.
Not found in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici (indeed, no cartographic production by van Ravestein is found).
Not in Brunet , Tresor de Livres Rares et Precieux.
see Phillips , Atlases in Library of Congress, 528 (same source, but issued 1700 by F. Halma and with slightly different author/ title).