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A 18th century two-sheet map of the Mediterranean

$ 1,250
  • Description
    A 17th century two-sheet map of the Mediterranean.
    JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert.
    La Mer Mediterranée...
    Amsterdam, Pierre Mortier, c.1705. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 575 x 850mm.

    Sanson's map of the Mediterranean was redrawn on a larger scale by Jaillot at the request of Sanson's heirs and originally published in the 'Atlas Nouveau'. However Jaillot seems to have fallen out with his associates and entered a partnership with Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam, who re-engravd the plates and published a pirate edition, without the approval of Sanson's heirs.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Netherlands
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Engraving/etching on paper with hand-colouring
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1705
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Book References: KOEMAN: Mor 1.
    Dealer Reference #: 8235
    Incollect Reference #: 455958
  • Dimensions
    W. 850 mm; L. 575 mm;
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