Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art
Mappe Monde ou description du Globe Terrestre
|Félix Delamarche was a French geographer and engineer who flourished during the 18th century and early 19th century. His father was the map publisher Charles Francois Delamarche. Félix Delamarche became the owner of his father's map publishing company, Maison Delamarche. He ran the company alongside cartographer Charles Dien. Delamarche created Atlas de la géographie ancienne et moderne in 1820. The atlas was reprinted during the 19th century. In 1786,after his death, he took over the company of Didier Robert Vauondy and reissued his maps.|
|Title||Mappe Monde ou description du Globe Terrestre|
Striking double hemisphere world map from Robert de Vaugondy's "Atlas Universal." This map shows the voyages of Anson in 1740. It is shown with an enlarge landmass of Nouvelle Hollande, or Australia, which includes Van Dieman's Land, New Guinea, and eastern islands in its outline. The eastern most point that Vaugondy considers part of the Australian continent is Terre de S. Esprit, a reference to Austrialia de Espiritu Santo, a land contacted in 1606 by Pedro Ferdinand de Quiros.
|Place of Publication||Paris|
|Dimensions (cm)||46,5 x 71|
( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )