Auction or Gallery status
User login

Forgot your password or username?

Catalogue




 


Lot number: 25591
We guarantee the authenticity of this item.
Inquire about this item.



zoom antique map image Full screen

This item is not available or sold.


H!BCoR*** help
GRADING
Historical
Beauty
Condition
Rarity

 Add to my gallery  
Like this item?
Thinking about buying later on?
Or just create a virtual collection !
With Wishlist you can collect all
Your Favorite maps in one place
by simply pressing a button!
[ Read More ]

 
Publisher: SANSON, G. / JAILLOT, H.
Title: Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Générale. . .
Published: Paris, 1741/ c.1745

Size: 18.3 x 25.8 inches.
46.5 x 65.5 cm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition:  Minor spotting in the generous margins, and a neatly repaired tear along the fold, slightly affecting the cartouche at the foot.
 Condition Rating

Large map of the world in two hemispheres, in a stereographic projection (each hemisphere 31.5 cm in diameter). California seems to be connected to the mainland, rather than appearing as an island, but the placement of the lettering slightly obscures the connection. The map in its first state, dated ,169, and dedicated to King Louis XIV, appears in (Antoine-)Hubert Jaillot's 1695 Atlas François. It was engraved by (Louis) Cordier. Shirley mentions states of the plate dated 1700 and 1706, but gives no locations and Pastoureau still records the,169, state in a copy of the 1700 edition of Jaillot's atlas. With title in a panel across the head, imprint in a decorative cartouche with mermaids and dolphins at the foot, and dedication to the (by this time deceased) King Louis XIV in a cartouche above, under the royal arms supported by 2 angels, 1 with a trumpet.
Jaillot and his heirs continued to publish his atlas with the 1700 date on the title-page for many years, and Pastoureau records copies with the Mappe-Monde, printed from the plate in the 1706 and the present 1719 states.
The original dedication to Louis XIV had conveniently said simply "Dedié au Roy" so after he died in 1715, leaving the government in the hands of the regents until Louis XV came of age in 1723, the revisers of the map let the dedication to the unnamed king stand.
The plate was apparently not revised again after 1719, but Jaillot's heirs continued to use it so that the map appears in their atlases for twenty years into the reign of Louis XV.
The literature records no copies of Jaillot's atlas later than 1738, but that date is based on the engraved date in one of the maps, so some copies recorded under that date may be somewhat later. The present copy of the "Mappe-Monde" is watermarked ,J (or I) [pillar topped by ,T,] DUPVY MOYENAUVERGNE 1742, = chaplet (cf. Heawood 238), and was formally bound with other maps from Jaillot's atlas with similar 1742 Dupuy watermarks, as well as other maps (with different watermarks) probably issued by Gilles Robert in the years 1742-1745.
From 1731 Jaillot's firm was in the hands of his grandson Bernard-Antoine (d. 1749). A good copy of an attractively decorated map of the world.
Reference: Cat. Nat. Mar. Mus. III, 240, map 70. Pastoureau, Jaillot II C-D, G & I map 1 (cf. map 1 in II A, E & F). Phillips & LeGear 534, map, this state not mentioned in Shirley (cf. 569). Lexikon Gesch. Kartographie, pp. 353-354 & 699-701.



condition ratingThumbnail Catalogue catalogueCatalogue | Most popularmost popular | No Reserve Items. | Your Invoices invoice
Item category: World Maps

Bid received! - You have to Place a higher bid to become the new bidholder. Bid Holder:   |  Bid Date/Time:


Add to your watch list | Forgotten my password / Username | Register now | Send to a friend
Ask question about this lot! | Help / FAQshelp | How the auction works


NOTE : THE AUCTION HAS BEEN CLOSED
Go to My BidPage to see your successful and unsuccessful bids or go directly to My Invoices invoice
Unsold items are no longer available.


   





Click image to zoom antique map image | description


Item category: World Maps










Bidding at auction
In order to place bids you must register with us. It is free, and we automatically update you about future auctions.
Bids are placed in the bidding table on this page or from My Bid Page / Auction Watch. The bidding table shows the mininimum bid, high and low estimate and the time left before the auction closes. The highest bid received after closing wins!.
You may place a bid by entering any amount equal or higher than the starting bid or the minimum bid indicated on the bid page.
You may place a new bid at the suggested minimum bid increment, or any higher amount in which case the Proxy Bid function will raise your bids with the minimum increase necessary to win the bidding (up to your maximum bid).
If there has been a bid in the last 5 minutes before the closing, that individual item will remain open, until there have been no bids received for 5 minutes. more
Note : Outbid notification and zoom image are disabled 30 minutes prior to the auction closing ! colour
Place your bids now, auction is closing sooner than you think !.
Return to item description

Buyers' premium
The buyer pays, on top of the hammer price, a premium of 15% on the first $30,000 and 10% on the excess.
The invoice will be available 2 hours after the closing.

Shipping
A onetime flat shipping fee of $ 30 will be added to your bill. This includes Priority Mail, packing and Insurance. If the item fits in a small envelope we charge less. (more)

Hold Shipment option
At no additional charge, Paulus Swaen allows you to put your shipping on hold. This can be incredibly convenient for people who want to buy several items at different auctions and ship them together.
The service is free and you pay only one shipment fee.

Certificate of authenticityWarranty
We warranty the authenticity of each old map, print, atlas, medieval manuscript described in this catalogue. There is no time limitation to this garantuee.
- Splits, tears, discolouration and other defects are carefully noted. In addition we use a condition rating system certificate
 If the condition report does not show remarks about splits, tears, discolouration, etc; this means there are non to be found in the item!.
- We use the following colour key in our catalogue: "Original colours"; means that the colours have been applied around the time the map was issued.  "Coloured"; If the colours are applied recently or at the end of the 20st century. Read more help
-Any lot differing from the catalogue description may be returned for a full refund. help
- A certificate of authenticity is provided for each acquired antique map, print, medieval manuscript.
The certificate can be downloaded from your invoice page.

FAQ
For more details about how this auction works, click here.
Many answers are also likely to find in help section: help.

Paulus Swaen Internet Auction
is the first internet auction specializing in old maps, Medieval manuscripts and prints. It is a unique place for buying and selling antique maps, atlases, books, and medieval manuscripts. We are in the map business for 35 years!

more

Return to top