Attractive and finely engraved Giacomo Giovanni de Rossi map based on Nicolas Sanson's

1650 map but reengraved with elaborate cartouche with coat of arms in the cartouche.

Sanson was the most influential French mapmaker of the seventeenth century, utilising information returned to Paris from Jesuit missions, merchats and travellers around the world. His work was copied by other French, English, Dutch, German, and Italian mapmakers.

Rossi's rare maps have elegant title cartouches and are distinctively engraved..and include up to date information.

Two Cartouches

Excellent hand colour

Mint condition for this superb map

code : M4689

Cartographer : ROSSI Giovanni

Date : 1677

Size : 42*55 cms

availability : Available

Price : £695

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Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi (1627-1691) was a printer and publisher in Rome, active in the 1680s and 1690s. One of his major atlas publications was the “Mercurio Geografico”, published in about 1690.