Project Description

(B13)  Title:  Asie ou l’on n’a indique que ses Principales Divisions et leurs Capitalles,” from Edmonde Mentelle’s self-published work, La Cosmographie Elementaire’.  Paris (1781)  Steel engraving, outlined in color.  Image size is approx. 11 x 9 inches (approx. 28 x 23 cm).  Matted and shrink wrapped.  Mat size is approx. 16 x 14 inches (approx. 41 x 36 cm).

Discussion:  Edmonde Mentelle was a French geographer and historian who published a number of separate maps, geography books, and minor atlases.  His works were attractive and accessible, showing political boundaries, major cities, and major rivers and mountains.

Condition:  There are several folds in this map, as it was issued.  Clear detail and good color on borders.  Overall, Near Fine condition.

Price:  $125.00