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Title
L'Amerique Meridionale : Dressée sur les observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les memoires les plus recens / par N. Sanson
Creator
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667, creator
Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667, cartographer
Contributor
Mortier, Pierre, publisher
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1695
1696
1697
1698
1699
1700
1701
1702
1703
1704
1705
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
This is Sanson's version of famous de l'Isle map with South America curving west. See 093:610 or RB 295821. Kashnor dates as ca. 1680, but de l'Isle's map preceded this one. Kashnor notes, "Shows the Argentine provinces as "Provinces de Rio de la Plata." Cartouche: Figures & scrolling. MS note: No. 1 (upper left). Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief: pictorial. Graphic Scale: Leagues. Projection: Pseudocylindrical. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS notes: 631.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map ; hand col. ; 46 x 60 cm., sheet 50 x 69 cm.
Identifier
093:631 M
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/3271
Language
French
Latin
Time Period
[ca. 1700]
Place
South America
W 120°
W 10°/N 15°
S 60°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Relation
093:610 ; 295821
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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