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EASTER SALE IN PROGRESS! TAKE AN ADDITIONAL 25% OFF EVERY ITEM.Welcome to our new website. We have an enormous stock of antique maps and prints. Only a very small portion have been loaded to this website, but we are adding more prints every day. If you have a specific topic or print you are looking for please contact us. Please enjoy browsing through our website. You can search by topic, but we also encourage you to utilize the search function.
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Weltkarte - World map    "Mappe - Monde. ou Carte Generale des toutes les Parties connues de la Surfaca du Globe selon la projection des Cartes réduites ou se trouvent les N (nouvelles) Decouvertes du Capit. Cook"  World map. Originally hand-colored copper etching by Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1811). Delamarche bought the rights to use the copper plates by Didier Robert de Vaugondy in 1786 Paris, ca. 1790.

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Weltkarte - World map  

"Mappe - Monde. ou Carte Generale des toutes les Parties connues de la Surfaca du Globe selon la projection des Cartes réduites ou se trouvent les N (nouvelles) Decouvertes du Capit. Cook"

World map. Originally hand-colored copper etching by Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1811).
Delamarche bought the rights to use the copper plates by Didier Robert de Vaugondy in 1786
Paris, ca. 1790.

Legends upper left and upper right indicate the color use for this map to show the distribution on earn for major religions, skin colors and description of facial features and eyes by human races - rather a futile as extraordinary attempt on a world map.

Weltkarte. Alt-handkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Charles Francois Demarche (1740-1811)
Demarche kaufte im Jahr 1786 die Kupferstichplatten von Didier Robert de Vaugondy.
Paris, ca. 1790

Legenden oben links und oben rechts geben das Farbspektrum, das auf dieser Karte die Verteilung von den grossen Weltreligionen, Hautfarbe und Merkmalen der menschlichen Rassen zeigen soll - ein eher gescheitterter Versuch bildlicher Darstellung auf dieser Weltkarte

Clean map of the world, with very pleasant hand-coloring. Centerfold has some small repairs and has been 
backed with 18th century paper. Along centerfold:  A bit darker paper color. Left and right margins narrow beyond plate mark. A few parallel creases on centerfold.

Saubere Weltkarte mit sehr attraktivem Handkolorit. Mittelfalz hat kleine Reparaturen und ist mit Papier des 18. Jh. verstärkt. Am Mittelfalz entlang ist das Pair etwas dunkler. Rechte und linke Margen sind schmal jenseits des Plattenrandes. Kleine Falten entlang Mittelfalz.

24,7 x 40 cm (ca. 9.7 x 15.7")

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