Item MAP 709 - Le Canada ou Nouvelle France

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Le Canada ou Nouvelle France

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  • 1662 (Creation)
    Sanson, Nicolas

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1 map: 1 col. ; 22 x 31 cm

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Nicolas Sanson was a French historian and cartographer. Sanson issued the "Postes de France" in 1632 and after publishing several general atlases himself he became the associate of Pierre Mariette, a publisher of prints. In 1692 Hubert Jaillot collected Sanson's maps in an Atlas nouveau.

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Item is a 17th century map of New France.

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