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1850 Delamarche Map of the Ancient World Europe, Africa, Asia

1850 Delamarche Map of the Ancient World Europe, Africa, Asia

1850 Delamarche Map of the Ancient World Europe, Africa, Asia
1850 Delamarche Map of the Ancient World: Europe, Africa, Asia. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Carte du Monde Connu des Anciens au Temps de Ptolemee. Description: This is a beautiful example of Alexandre Delamarche's 1850 map of the ancient world, including Asia, europe and Africa. The map shows the world of antiquity from the Atlantic Ocean to Burma in Asia and from the Indian Ocean to the North Sea. It includes all of europe, Arabia, parts of Asia including the Indian Subcontinent, and the northern part of Africa. The extent of ancient geographical knowledge is identified by a green line running just south of Scandinavia, across northern europe, then southeast, skirting the southwestern border of China, but embracing India, Burma, and Siam, though not Malay, then laterally bisecting the Indian Ocean and running northwest just south of the Sahara to meet the Atlantic in Morocco.

A more contemporary geography in ghosted in beyond the green line to give readers better context. Throughout, the map identifies various cities, towns, rivers, mountain passes and an assortment of additional topographical details. Political and regional borders are highlighted in outline color. This map was issued by Delamarche as plate no.

5 in his Atlas Delamarche Geographie Modern. Size: Printed area measures 12.5 inches high by 17.5 inches wide.

Some wear on original centerfold. Minor ink stain over the Caspian Sea. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not.

Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service.

Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing.

The item "1850 Delamarche Map of the Ancient World Europe, Africa, Asia" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World & Celestial Globes". The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Type: World
  • Year: 1850


1850 Delamarche Map of the Ancient World Europe, Africa, Asia