Ancient World 1810 Chamouin Malte-Brun fine old vintage antique mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Monde Connu des Anciens au Siecle de Ptolemee
(World According to the Ancients/ Ptolemy, Arabia, Africa, Ganges River, Libya, Sicily, Crimea, Strait of Gibraltar)
Issued c.1810, Paris-likely by Malte-Brun
Engraved by Chamouin
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with original outline hand color. Wind compass roses in the top corners.
We note what are clearly the fictitious Mountains of the Moon range cutting across Africa.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 10 1/4" H x 14" W.
Printed area measures c. 8 3/8" H x 11 3/4" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p.253