Catalog Archive
Auction 94, Lot 33

"Mappemonde a l'Usage de l'Instruction Par Guillaume Delisle et Phileppe Buache", Dezauche, J. A.

Subject: World

Period: 1798 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.8 x 18 inches
65.5 x 45.7 cm
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Impressive large double hemisphere with the title in ribbon form, a large sun with clouds across the top of the map, and a decorative advertisement cartouche at bottom. The map shows well formed continents with the latest discoveries. The routes of the major explorers are traced, including several landfalls in Antarctica.


Condition: B

Repair of several small tears and expert paper replacement at left with a bit of facsimile of neatlines.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,300

Sold for: $950

Closed on 3/7/2001