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Ancient world, by Francesco & Paolo Santini, after J.B. Bourguignon D'Anville. 1776-79

Francesco and Paolo Santini (c.1729-1793)

Francesco Santini, a Venetian publisher, acquired the printing plates of Vaugondy’s Atlas Universel …, a commercial and cartographic success, with widespread influence on mapmakers throughout Europe. Together with his brother Paolo, he commissioned a new set of plates and reissued the atlas in 1776. The following year, Paolo Santini assigned all his publication rights to M. Remondini, who in 1777 reissued the same atlas but with his name.


Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697 -1782)

French geographer and cartographer to the king. He made more than 200 maps during his life. His maps remained the reference point in cartography throughout the 19th century.

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Orbis Veteribus Notus.

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Item Number:  28103  new
Category:  Antique maps > World and Polar

Old, antique map of the ancient world (Europe, southwest Asia, northern Africa), by Francesco & Paolo Santini, after J.B. Bourguignon D'Anville.

With inset map of Indochina.

Title: Orbis Veteribus Notus.
Auspiciis Serenissimi Principis Ludovici Philippi Aurelianorum Ducis Piblici Juris Factus.
Auctor D'Anville.
Regiae Humanorum Litterarum Academiae ...
MDCCLIII.

Cartographer: Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville.

Date of this map: 1776-79.
Date on map: 1763.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 485 x 655mm (19.09 x 25.79 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Original coloured in outline, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+.

From: Atlas Universel dressé sur les meilleures cartes modernes. Venice, Remondini, 1776-79.

Francesco and Paolo Santini (c.1729-1793)

Francesco Santini, a Venetian publisher, acquired the printing plates of Vaugondy’s Atlas Universel …, a commercial and cartographic success, with widespread influence on mapmakers throughout Europe. Together with his brother Paolo, he commissioned a new set of plates and reissued the atlas in 1776. The following year, Paolo Santini assigned all his publication rights to M. Remondini, who in 1777 reissued the same atlas but with his name.


Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697 -1782)

French geographer and cartographer to the king. He made more than 200 maps during his life. His maps remained the reference point in cartography throughout the 19th century.