World double hemispheres 1836 Brue large folio old map Mts. of Moon TimpanogosBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
en Deux Hemispheres.
(World in two hemispheres- double hemispheres)
Issued Paris, 1836 by A. Brue.
Fine large folio early 19th century map of the world. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Within the center of Africa, the mythical Mountains of the Moon range is named and shown. Most of western America is Oregon territory, Great Salt Lake of Utah still called Lake Timpanogos. Australia still New Holland, Russian America for Alaska, etc.
Clean, well preserved large folio sheet antique map with a strong plate impression, fine gentle uniform patina and unique visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued on substantial heavy paper.
Sheet measures c. 21" x 26 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 14 1/4" x 20".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 396.