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- Published: P. Mariette , Paris
- Published date: 1667
- Technique: Copper engraving / Original color.
- Type: Antique Map
- Issue date: 1667
- Size: 395 by 565mm (15½ by 22¼ inches).
- Stock number: 25060
- Condition: The centre fold minor spotting, else in excellent condition.
Copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. A decorative historical map of Europe in original outline color, showing the place names, where Church councils and Synods have been held. Further on the map shows other interesting historical place names, rivers and mountains, also political borders. Decorated with an engraved allegoric title cartouche showing a catholic church council in session. The map covers all of Europe, the Mediterranean and northern Africa. It extends to the eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus and Syria. Guillaume Sanson (1633-1703) was a well known French cartographer. He was the son of Nicolas Sanson. After his father's death in 1667 he worked together with his brother Hubert Jaillot.