World map Mts. of Moon Louisiana Territory 1836 Brue fine large folio old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
suv la Projection de Mercator.
(Mercator projection World map)
Issued Paris, 1836 by A. Brue.
Fine large folio early 19th century engraved map.
Within North America, the mid-west is labelled a vast Louisiana, Oregon a wide territory along ther west coast, Lake Timpanagos named for Great Salt Lake, fictitious Mts. of Moon labelled within central Africa, New Holland still for Australia.
Clean, well preserved large folio sheet antique map with a strong plate impression, fine gentle uniform patina and unique visual appeal, some light offsetting in spots.
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.