Interesting decorative and rare map of western Pacific and Australia.
From Conrad Malte-Brun's Atlas complet du Precis de la Geographie Universelle. Engraved by Chamouin.
Lapie's map features an attractive vignette based on illustrations by Lesueur. Charles Lesueur was the young artist on Baudin's voyage, famous for his fine illustrations of Australian animals.
Pierre Lapie was the first geographer to the King of France and Chief of the Topographic section of the War Office.
Original colour. Cartouche.
Very good condition.
code : M3061
Cartographer : ANON
Date : 1809 Paris
Size : 22*29cms
availability : Sold
Price : Sold