Catalog Archive
Auction 189, Lot 31

"Mappemonde en Deux Hemispheres", Andriveau-Goujon, J.

Subject: World

Period: 1855 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Elementaire Simplifie

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.3 inches
50.3 x 38.9 cm
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An attractive double-hemisphere map of the world inset with small depictions of the polar regions and a triangular diagram comparing the sizes of the five continents. The map is color-coded to show colonial possessions, and some partial coastlines are mapped in Antarctica. Surrounding the map is an interesting depiction of the heights of 74 mountains keyed to a table below.


Condition: B+

There is some minor staining along the centerfold and sheet edges. A separation occupying the entire lower centerfold has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/14/2022