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MIDLANDS, MERCIA, EAST ANGLIA, CENTRAL ENGLAND, Sanson original antique map 1654

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ANCIENS ROYAUMES DE MERCIE et EAST ANGLES

ou sont les comptes ou shiries de

CHESTER, DARBY, NOTTINGHAM, LINCOLNE, RUTLAND, LEICESTER, STAFFORD,

SHROP=SH, HEREFORD, WORCESTER, WARWICK, NORTHAMPTON, HUNTINGTON,

BEDFORD, BUCKINGHAM, OXFORD et GLOCESTER en MERCIE

CAMBRIDGE, NORFOLK et SUFFOLK en EAST ANGLES

By Nicolas Sanson

Published Paris 1654

A fine, good sized original copper engraved map of Mercia and East Anglia, Central England by Nicolas Sanson. Dated in the plate.

Covers from Lancashire and Cheshire in the north to Berkshire in the south and from Shropshire and Herefordshire in the west to Suffolk and Norfolk in the east.

Fine condition other than a light vertical crease, free of repairs/restoration. Central fold as issued. Original or early outline colouring.

Approx. 23" x 14" (580mm x 360mm) map area only with good margins beyond. A crisp impression on robust, medium grade hand laid paper, blank verso.


Nicolas Sanson (Sanson d'Abbeville) (1600 -1667) published his most important work, the "Cartes Generale de Toutes les Parties du Monde" in 1658. A tutor to Louis XIV and founder of the first French cartographic dynasty, he was highly influential and his work was still in use long after his death.


A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 350 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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