Auction 144, Lot 13

"Mappe-Monde en Deux Hemispheres ", Malte-Brun, Conrad

Subject: World

Period: 1812 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Complet de Precis de la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.7 x 8.5 inches
39.9 x 21.6 cm

Handsome double-hemisphere chart joined in the center, shows the eastern & western hemispheres with the countries of the world clearly delineated. Many harbors are noted around coastal regions and islands and island groups are prominently shown in the oceans of the world. The title is drawn in top center surrounded by finely engraved circular cloud formations. Engraved by J. B. Tardieu.

References: Perry & Prescott #1812.33.

Condition: A

Attractive color with minor soiling in wide, blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 4/3/2013

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