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Amerique Septentrionale

Amerique Septentrionale

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America as drawn by N. Sanson, 1650. Note the position of California as a separate island. Nicholas Sanson was a French mapmaker and historian given the title Geographer-in-Ordinary by His Majesty Louis XVIII. He loved history and taught many students his art and trade.

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