World Map in Two Hemispheres 1830 Lapie large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(World Map, Map in Two Hemispheres, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, Oceania, North America, South America).
Issued 1830, Paris by Lapie.
Finely engraved large oversize early 19th century map with original outline hand color. French text.
Cutting across the entire center of Africa is the apocryphal Mts. of the Moon mountain chain.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, blank margins with age spotting, faint minor spotting with map area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Nice looking map suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 25 1/2" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" H x 21 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.