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BALTIA, SCANDIA FINNINGIA Rare early Sanson map 1653
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Old antique map of Scandinavia, the Baltic Region.

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Scandinavia map Baltia Scandia Finningia Sanson Map 1654

Title: Baltia, Scandia Finningia, Cimbrica, Chersone, Sus & C
Aut. N. Sanson… 1654

Old antique map of Scandinavia, the Baltic Region and contiguous parts of Finland and Russia. Copperplate engraved with hand coloring.

Mapmaker: Nicolas Sanson (1600–1667) was a French cartographer. He was born of an old Picardy family of Scottish descent, at Abbeville, on the 20th (or 31st) of December 1600, and was educated by the Jesuits at Amiens.

Origin: Sanson Mariette Boisseau Atlas 1654.

This is an extremely early example of F.Bertin's engraving work, which appeared in a Sanson inspired historical atlas, produced under the auspices of the Padua Typographical Seminary.



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Size:
Sheet app.:57.5 x 43 cm. 22.5 x 16.5 inches.
Image app.: 33 x 23 cm. 12.75 x 13 inches.
Condition: View very good condition, The light soiling and spit in edges of the huge higher margin do not effected the engraved areas. Fold as published.