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Estats de l’Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs en Europe, es Asie, et en Afrique divise en toiuts ses…

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Article ID AST0860
Artist Jaillot (1632-1712)
Alexis Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712) was an important French cartographer and publisher. In 1665 Jaillot married into the Berey family of map publishers. After the death of his brother-in-law Nicolas II Berey (1640–1667) he bought the Berey card collection from his sister-in-law. This gave him a valuable foundation that he could market straight away without ever having made a map himself. Jaillot entered the card business at an opportune moment. In early 1668, Louis XIV won the first of his Reunion Wars, and a period began when France was constantly expanding its territory. There was a great demand for maps depicting the French triumphs and the new frontiers, as well as upcoming expansion plans. Jaillot's map collection also included printing plates that Pierre Duval (1619–1683) (nephew of Nicolas Sanson) had created and originally sold to Nicolas Berey. But Duval, who also mislaid his cards himself, resisted the re-edition of his old cards. At the height of the dispute with Duval, Jaillot won Nicolas Sanson's sons Guillaume and Adrien in late 1670 as card makers and business partners. With them he was able to market new cards with the prestigious name Sansons. His first atlas of 1681, Atlas Nouveau, became such a great commercial success that other publishers began selling plagiarism.
Title Estats de l’Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs en Europe, es Asie, et en Afrique divise en toiuts ses…
Year dated 1675
Description Map depicts the former osman empire with Arabia, on inst map Algier, with 2 decorativ cartouches.
Place of Publication Paris
Dimensions (cm)58 x 88
ConditionPrinted on 2 sheets joined together, fold restored
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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