1767 Jean Baptiste Clouet Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map

1767 Jean Baptiste Clouet Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map
1767 Jean Baptiste Clouet Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map
1767 Jean Baptiste Clouet Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map

1767 Jean Baptiste Clouet Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map

De La Terre En General. Clouet, Jean Baptiste Louis 1729 - 1790.

23in x 16in (585mm x 410mm). This original large hand coloured antique Twin Hemisphere World Map - with an unusually depicted southern coast of Australia and French text on the General views of the World at the time - by Jean Baptiste Louis Clouet (1730-87) was published by Mondhare et Jean, Paris in the 1767 edition of Clouets Atlas Geographie moderne avec une introduction. Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color : - off white Age of map color: - Original Colors used: - Yellow, green, blue, pink General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 23in x 16in (585mm x 410mm) Plate size: - 22 1/2in x 13in (575mm x 330mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm).

Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None. Clouet, Jean Baptiste Louis 1729 - 1790 Clouet was a French cartographer and geographer born in Rennes, France. He kept premises in both Paris & Cadiz, Spain and was named Royal Geographer of the Academie des Sciences de Rouen in 1785.

In 1788 he was responsible for the design of 5 World & Continental wall maps, engraved and printed by the famous Paris publishers Mondhare & Jean. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers.

The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time.

Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing.

Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market.

Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints.

We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "searching01" and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.


1767 Jean Baptiste Clouet Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map