The Ancient World Europe Asia North Africa 1837 Andriveau-Goujon detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte Generale du Monde Ancien...
(Ancient World, Europe, Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean Sea, Arabia, Holy Land, Red Sea, India, Persia, Iran, Black Sea).
Issued 1836, Paris by J. Andriveau-Goujon.
Lovely and uncommon early 19th century folio sheet antique map. Engraved with original hand color, piano key border.
Longitude given from Paris. Small color key indicating political divisions as they then existed.
Note the unbroken chain of Mountains of the Moon (apocryphal) across the center of Africa.
Minor light offsetting, but overall clean and attractive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 19" x 24 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 14" x 20"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 199.