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Anville d Jean Babtiste ( 1697 - 1782 ) Paris
Amérique Méridionale Publieé sous les Auspices
Artist: Anville d Jean Babtiste ( - 1782 ) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1783 ( Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697 ?1782) was both a geographer and cartographer who greatly improved the standards of map-making His maps of ancient geography characterized by careful accurate work and based largely on original research are especially valuable He left unknown areas of continents blank and noted doubtful information as such; compared to the lavish maps of his predecessors his maps looked empty His first serious map that of Ancient Greece was published when he was fifteen At the age of twenty-two he was appointed one the king's geographers and began to attract the attention of first authorities D'Anville's studies embraced everything o. technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Printed on 3 sheets joined together; size (in cm) 122,5 x 77,5 cm; Map shows the whole of South America with detailed representation of all national borders, rivers, lakes and mountains. With the Falkland Islands and a magnificent title cartouche.
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
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