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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

La Chine Royaume.

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Title:
La Chine Royaume.
Alternate Title:
La Chine Royavme
Author:
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667 and Somer, J.
Author (no Collectors):
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667 and Somer, J.
Topic:
map
Language:
French
Physical Description:
1 map : copper engraving, hand colored ; 41 x 54 cm
Publication Info:
fr and A Paris
Imprint:
Ans. 1656
Genre:
map
Notes:
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Latitudinal and longitudinal lines along margin.
  • Decorative cartouche with winged figure.
  • Shows topography, vegetation, waterways.
  • Text describes diverse origins of the map.
  • Appears in Sanson's Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du monde, 1658.