World in Spheres 1821 charming scarce antique engraved color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued 1821, Paris by A. M. Perrot.
Fine and very uncommon antique engraved map printed in the early -19th century. With original outline hand color.
Title sits with a ring of stars set against engraved clouds.
In VG condition, light minor age wear, short split in left blank margin now closed with archival tape and scarcely worthy of mention, faint crease at right side, tiny minor brown spotting along top margin above engraved clouds, overall remaining clean and attractive.
Pleasing example of this scarce original antique world map.
Sheet measures c. 6 1/4" H x 10" W
Engraved area measures c. 5 1/4" H x 8 5/8" W.
Original fold lines as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 407 (Aristide Michel Perrot 1793-1879)