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Map, World, Double Hemisphere, Mappemonde en Deux Hemispheres, Mentelle, Antique Print, Paris, Late 18th Century


E. Mentelle et P.G. Chanlaire (after)
P.F. Tardieu, Pasquier Jean Valet (engravers)
Mappemonde en Deux Hemispheres Ou l’on Indique les Nouvelles Decouvertes
P.G. Chanlaire et E. Mentelle, Paris: Late 18th Century
Hand-colored engraving on blue-cast white paper, in gold frame
20 x 26 inches, sheet
18 x 14 inches, image
23 x 29 inches, framed

Double hemisphere world map showing “Hemisphere Occidental ou Nouveau Monde” and “Hemisphere Oriental ou Ancien Monde.” Continents outlined in red, yellow or green, oceans with some blue outline shading.

This map is by E. Mentelle, “Membre de l’Institut National des Sciences et Prof’r aux Exoles Centrales du Dep’t de la Seine, and by P.G. Chanlaire, “l’un des Auteurs de l’Atlas National.”

Condition: Generally very good with the usual light toning, wear, soiling, soft creases. Vertical center fold as issued. Overall crisp and clear.


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18th Century