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1696. L'Europe divisee suivant l'esendue des ses principaux Estats... | L'Europe Distinguee Suivant L'Estendue de ses Principales Parties...

  • L'Europe divisee suivant l'esendue des ses principaux Estats... | L'Europe Distinguee Suivant L'Estendue de ses Principales Parties...

L'Europe divisee suivant l'esendue des ses principaux Estats... | L'Europe Distinguee Suivant L'Estendue de ses Principales Parties... information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 22301x14537 px
Disk Size: 
 94.6559MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Amsterdam

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  309.74 х 201.9
Printing at 150 dpi 
 148.67 х 96.91
Printing at 300 dpi 
 74.34 х 48.46

Superb Original Hand-Color Example.

Striking large format map of Europe, by Jaillot, published in Amsterdam circa 1696 by Pierre Mortier.

The map extends as far east as Ural Mountains and west to Iceland. Interestingly, the prime meridian is shown running through Iceland, rather than a European capital as more frequently seen.

First issued in 1674, this two-sheet map of Europe provides a highly detailed picture of the continent, based upon the geographical compilations and work of Nicolas Sanson which remained unpublished at the time of his death.

Not enough can be said about the original hand-coloring of this example, which is especially careful, fresh, and strong.

Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (ca. 1632-1712) was one of the most important French cartographers of the seventeenth century. Jaillot traveled to Paris with his brother, Simon, in 1657, hoping to take advantage of Louis XIV's call to the artists and scientists of France to settle and work in Paris. Originally a sculptor, he married the daughter of Nicholas Berey, Jeanne Berey, in 1664, and went into partnership with Nicholas Sanson's sons. Beginning in 1669, he re-engraved and often enlarged many of Sanson's maps, filling in the gap left by the destruction of the Blaeu's printing establishment in 1672.


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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
22301x14537 px
Disk:
94.6559MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Amsterdam
Author:
Alexis-Hubert Jaillot. Pieter Mortier.
$21.99

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