C1817

Europe Asie et Afrique Anciennes et Modernes pour l’intelligence de la Geographie comparee.

Mapmaker:

Pierre Lapie (1779 - 1850)

Mercator map of the world, showing Australia according to Cook and prior to the discoveries by Baudin and Flinders in 1802-3 on the southern coast. Bass Strait is shown still joined to the mainland. Mercator map of the world, showing … Read Full Description

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S/N: WM-1817-BLON–186854
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Full Title:

Europe Asie et Afrique Anciennes et Modernes pour l’intelligence de la Geographie comparee.

Date:

C1817

Mapmaker:

Pierre Lapie (1779 - 1850)

Condition:

In good condition, folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

455mm 
x 230mm
AUTHENTICITY
Europe Asie et Afrique Anciennes et Modernes pour l'intelligence de la Geographie comparee. - Antique Map from 1817

Genuine antique
dated:

1817

Description:

Mercator map of the world, showing Australia according to Cook and prior to the discoveries by Baudin and Flinders in 1802-3 on the southern coast. Bass Strait is shown still joined to the mainland. Mercator map of the world, showing Australia according to Cook and before the discoveries by Baudin and Flinders in 1802-3 on the southern coasts. Bass Strait still shown joined to the mainland.

Mapmaker:

Pierre Lapie (1779-1850)

Lapie was the first Geographer to the King of France and the Chief of
the Topographic section of the War Office as well as being a military
cartographer and publisher from the 1820’s, in Paris. This map is from
his Atlas Universal which he issued with Alexandre Emile.

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