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Publisher: SANSON, S.
Title: L'Asie en plusievers cartes nouvelles, et exactes, &c
Published in: Paris, Chez L'Autheur, rue S. Jacques, 1658
Size: 10.0 x 7.3 inches.
25.4 x 18.6 cm.

Original o/l colours.
Condition: Quarto. Contemp. full mottled calf with raised spine bands. Part of one section of spine missing. The images of three maps (India; L'Empire du Sophy de Perses; and Turkomanie Georgie Commanie) have very light discolorations (with no sharp borders).
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17 copper-engraved double-page maps, outlined in contemp. colour. Sheets measure: 27.3 x 36.5 cm. Plate images measure: approx. 20.0 x 26.0 cm., each map varying by a cm. or so in each dimension.

The atlas contains the following maps: India; L'Empire du Sophy de Perses, Turkomanie Georgie Commanie, Turquie en Asie; Anatolie; Sorie et Diarbeck; L'Arabie Petrée, Deserte, et Heureuse; Empire du Grand Mogol; Partie de l'Inde deça de Gange; Partie de l'Inde delà du Gange [on sheet with] Presqu'Isle de L'Inde au delà le Gange; Royaume de la Chine; La Grande Tartarie; Descriptions des Isle du Iapon; Les Isles Philippines [on sheet with] Islas de los Ladrones ou Isle des Larrons; Les Isles Molucques; Celebes, Gilolo &c; Les Isles de al Sonde entre lqquelles sont Sumatra, Iava, borneo &c; Ceylan et les Maldives.

All maps have elegant title cartouches, some with compass roses also. With the exception of Anatolie and Iapon, which are undated, and Sorie and Turcomanie, which are dated 1653, all the maps are dated 1652. 4to. 104 pages.

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