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Publisher: SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.
Title: Isle D'Auphine, communement Nommée pae les Europeens Madagascar. . .
Published in: Paris, 1667
Size: 22.9 x 17.6 inches.
58.2 x 44.8 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Good and dark impression. Old folds. Else very good condition.
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One of the most UpToDate maps of Madagascar, also showing the Comoros Islands in the North West and the Reunion Island in the South East.
With decorative title cartouche representing some natives, a compass rose and a vessel in the Indian Ocean. Relief shown pictorially.

As noted in The Voyages Made by Sieur Du Bois To The Islands of Dauphine of Madagascar & Bourbon or Mascarenne in the Years 1669 - 70 - 71 & 72 Translated & Edited By Captain Pafield Oliver (Hakluyt Edition, 1897):
I have been advis'd to append to this Narrative a Map of the Isles of Madagascar & of Mascarenne; but as I know that the Geographers of France & of Holland have given many of them at various Times, I have desir'd to see the most considerable; & after having examin'd them with some Exactitude, I have not found any which approach'd more the Truth than that of the Sievr Sanson, of which the following is the Title:-Isle Dauphine, communement nommee tar les Européens, Madagascar, & Saint Laurens, &c. Par le Sieur Sanson le fils, Geographe du Roy, A Paris chez P. Mariette, rue Saint Iacques, 1667. Altho' this Map may be the most exact of all those which I have seen, nevertheless I make mention of some places in my Narrative which are not in this Map.

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SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P. - Isle D'Auphine, communement Nommée pae les Europeens Madagascar. . .

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