1689 Sanson Large Antique Map of Central Europe - Poland to France

Cartographer : Nicolas Sanson

This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of ancient Germany & central Europe stretching from Poland to Italy to Denmark was engraved in 1689 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published by Nicholas Sanson in his atlas Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde.  (Ref:Tooley; Koeman)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - White
Age of map color: - Early color
Colors used: - Yellow, green, pink
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 24in x 18 1/2in (610mm x 470mm)
Plate size: - 21 1/2in x 16in (545mm x 405mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Very small hole adjacent to top centerfold
Verso: - None