C1826

Mappa Mondo

Mapmaker:

Comte Emmanuel de las Cases (1766 - 1842)

Large scale detailed double hemisphere world map on two separate sheets with text on either side. Numerous historical notes are included such as for the Australian continent; “thought to have been first discovered by the Portuguese and then by the … Read Full Description

$A 750

S/N: WM-1826-TASS-001–187476
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Full Title:

Mappa Mondo

Date:

C1826

Mapmaker:

Comte Emmanuel de las Cases (1766 - 1842)

Engraver:

G. Tasso 

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

460mm 
x 350mm
AUTHENTICITY
Mappa Mondo - Antique Map from 1826

Genuine antique
dated:

1826

Description:

Large scale detailed double hemisphere world map on two separate sheets with text on either side. Numerous historical notes are included such as for the Australian continent; “thought to have been first discovered by the Portuguese and then by the Dutch in 162o”. The southern coast states “visits of Baudin and Flinders 1800-1804”.

From; The Italian edition of Le Sage’s atlas, Atlante storico, geografico, genealogico, cronologico e letterario

Mapmaker:

Comte Emmanuel de las Cases (1766-1842)

French publisher of atlases who emigrated due to the outbreak of the Revolution in 1789. He worked under the pseudonym of A. Le Sage in England. and In 1801 he published his very successful atlas, Atlas Historic. The atlas was published in German, French and Italian.

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