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Map, World, Double Hemisphere, Mappemonde en Deux Hemispheres, Antique Print, Paris, 19th Century


Thierry (engraver)
Mappemonde en Deux Hemispheres, Pl. 53 & 54
from Geographie Moderne
Paris: Early 19th Century
Hand-colored engraving
13 x 20 inches
15 x 23.5 inches, overall
23 x 29 inches, framed

Colorful double hemisphere world map in frame. The map is from the French atlas Geographie Moderne, having the atlas title upper left. Numerous similar maps were published in Paris, in the first half of the 19th century, including examples from the atlases of Conrad Malte-Brun (also engraved by Thierry) and Pierre Alexandre Lapie.

Condition: Generally very good with usual light toning, soft creases, wear. Two vertical folds, as issued.


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19th Century