Mappemonde a l’usage du Roy par Guillaume de l’Isle

August 8th 2017 -

Mappemonde a l'usage du Roy par Guillaume de l'Isle

Inquire about this Item. Mappemonde a l’usage du Roy par Guillaume de l’Isle. 17.5 x 26.5 in. Excellent Condition, no repairs or reinforcements present. Light staining at the folds. An attractive and influential world map from one of the leading cartographers of the 18th century. This map closely follows the second state of de lIsle’s world map of 1700, with several interesting alterations. In North America, the Missouri has now been named. The Rocky Mountains appear, and the course of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) is shown extending due north through the mountains. In Africa, the Niger is now separated from the Senegal River but its correct course and outlet remain unknown. To the south we see Lake Maravi, an early interpretation of the great lakes of East Africa. In Asia, Japan is still incorrectly attached to Yeço (Hokkaido) and to the mainland, but New Guinea is now separated from Australia. Several of the voyage routes found on the 1700 map have been replaced with the more recent routes of Halley (1700), the St. Louis (1708), and the St. It has not been trimmed and there were no reinforcements or tears whatsoever. It is dated 15 Avril, 1720. I can provide any additional information necessary- webcam inspection, or detailed photos upon request. The item “Mappemonde a l’usage du Roy par Guillaume de l’Isle” is in sale since Tuesday, September 23, 2008. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “greatstuff38″ and is located in Arlington, Virginia. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
  • Maker: Guillaume DeLisle
  • Type: Map

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