Jaillot: World map
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„Mappe-Monde, Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux-Plans-Hemispheres … par le Sr. Sanson“
Coats of arms of and dedication to the dauphin of France.
Splendid contemporary hand coloured engraved twin hemisphere world map, on two sheets, by Hubert Jaillot after Nicolas Sanson, Paris 1691. Publisher: Pierre Mortier, Amsterdam.
Shows California as an island and partially New Zealand and Australia. Beautiful old coloured example of Jaillot´s map of the world after Sanson. The two hemispheres are drawn on an enlarged scale, engraved with distinction and printed on heavy quality paper.
Print size: H 55,5 cm x W 88,5 cm
Fine impression, beautiful old hand colour in full, very good condition, paper with light spots.
Shirley, Mapping of the world, # 462, plate IV, state 1