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Sanson, Nicolas (1600-1667).
Amerique Septentrionale...
Engraved map with original hand color in outline.
Paris, 1650 (1659; State 3).
16 7/8" x 22 3/4" sheet, 27 1/2" x 33 1/2" framed.
All of North America, with California depicted as an island. Burden calls this a "landmark map of North America... It is, perhaps, most important for being the first printed map to delineate the five Great Lakes in a recognizable form... (Burden, 294).

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Sanson Americas Map

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Apr 6, 2019