Attractive and finely engraved copy of Nicolas Sanson's map, originally published in Paris, circa 1650. Sanson was the most influential French mapmaker of the seventeenth century, utilising information returned to Paris from Jesuit missions, merchats and travellers around the world. His work was copied by other French, English, Dutch, German, and, as here, Italian mapmakers.
Rossi's maps have elegant title cartouches and are distinctively engraved..and incluse up to date information.
Original outline colour
Repair in top margin not affecting printed surface