Antique Map-WORLD-MAPPE MONDE-VOYAGES-De L’Isle-Sanson-Covens Mortier-c. 1740

June 17th 2017 -

Antique Map-WORLD-MAPPE MONDE-VOYAGES-De L'Isle-Sanson-Covens Mortier-c. 1740

Antique Map-WORLD-MAPPE MONDE-VOYAGES-De L’Isle-Sanson-Covens Mortier-c. Description: Updated version of the 1696 Sanson / Mortier map. With additions based on M. First published in Amsterdam by Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier, ca. 1740 with additions based on the observations of the Academy of Petersbourgh. On an even later ed. Even more information was added particularly west of North America. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after Cartographer: J. Publishers: Covens & Mortier. Subject: Antique map, titled:’Mappe-Monde dresse sur les Observations de mrs. De l’Academie Royale des Sciences. Nova Orbis Tabula ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. Double hemisphere world map. Decorative map of the world, later ed. Being the first edition to illustrate the routes of the most famous naval explorers from 1542 to ca. 1740, ending with the Russian voyages of Tchirikow and Bering. Four polar views showing the world from various angles in the corners. A decorative cartouche in the top edge, and another in the lower edge. Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Right margin and image edge dampstained. Top margin a little dampstained. Margins overall a little browned. Paper separation in the lower edge of the middle fold (backed with contemporary paper). A tiny nick in the left margin. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 66.2 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 63.8 x 49.7 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 26.1 x 21.3 inch. 25.1 x 19.6 inch. Medium: Engraving with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper. Watermark: C & HIS Location: BG-B3-02. We guarantee our items to be genuine original. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE. Visit our Store: we would like to invite you to review similar items in our Store or to browse through all other items in our Store. We are confident that you will find very special unique antique maps and prints in our Store. It is our privilege to have you as a customer. Register here for our Newsletter! The item “Antique Map-WORLD-MAPPE MONDE-VOYAGES-De L’Isle-Sanson-Covens Mortier-c. 1740″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 17, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Subject: Topographical
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Original/Reproduction: Original Print
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller

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