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Rare early map of France, published by Christopher Tassin in Paris.

Indudes numerous sea monsters, sailing ships an other creatures.

Elaborate title cartouche.


Condition Description
MInor discoloration. Minor tear to the right of the compass rose, just entering the printed image.
Christopher Tassin Biography

Nicolas Tassin (fl. 1633-55) was appointed 'royal cartographer' at Dijon before setting up as an engraver in Paris where he issued various collections of small maps and plans of France, Switzerland, Germany and Spain. Tassin first published his maps in his own atlas Cartes Generale de Toutes Les Provinces de France in 1634, with an enlarged second edition in 1637 (France, royaumes et provinces d'Europe).