Map of Alsace - 1700 - by N. Sanson
Map of Alsace - original map in 18th century color
Nicolas Sanson (born December 20, 1600 in Abbeville and died July 7, 1667 in Paris) sometimes said Nicolas Sanson of Abbeville or Sanson d'Abbeville, famous cartographer of the seventeenth century.
Active in 1627, Sanson published his first important card, the Postes de France, in 1632, at the publisher Melchior Tavernier. After publishing only a few general atlases, he joined forces with the publisher Pierre Mariette.
Size of the card: 54 cm x 62 cm