"Monde Connu des Anciens", Le Chevalier, Armand
Subject: Ancient World
Period: 1860 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
29.8 x 21.8 inches
75.7 x 55.4 cm
An attractive map of the world showing only those parts known during ancient times. A wind rose fills the interior of Russia. Two large inset maps at bottom show for comparison old world maps according to Herodotus, an Ancient Greek historian, and Ptolemy. Drawn by H. Dufour and engraved by Ch. Dyonnet.
Original outline color with light foxing and centerfold separations at top and bottom that have been closed with archival tape. There are a few small tears and chips in blank margins, including one that enters map border at right and has been closed on verso with archival tape.