World Map in Two Hemispheres Americas Asia Africa 1832 Lapie large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Mappe-Monde en Deux Hemispheres.
(World Maps, Eastern Hemisphere, Western Hemisphere, Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America, South America).
Issued 1832, Paris by Lapie.
Finely engraved large oversize mid-19th century map with original outline hand color. French text.
Across the entire center of Africa is the apocryphal mountains of the moon range.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina with a uniform gentle age toning, some light minor old purple staining slightly visible in bottom blank margins and along centerfold, blank margins with age spotting, faint minor spotting within map area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pleasing map suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 27" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" H x 21 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.