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Publisher: VANDERMAELEN, P.
Title: Decouvertes Boreales. No. 9
Published in: Brusselles, 1827
   
Size: 19.1 x 22.6 inches.
48.5 x 57.5 cm.
Colouring:

In original colouring.
Condition: In fine condition with light age toning.
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A hand coloured, lithographed map. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. Covers part of the Foxe Basin, Melville Peninsula and the Baffin Island area.
The map provides good topographic details. From Vandermaelen's remarkable 6 volume atlas, which if combined as globe gores forms a globe almost 9 feet wide!

Philippe Marie Vandermaelen (1795-1869) was a Belgian cartographer and geographer, known for his pioneering use of technology and his leadership in establishing the important Establissement geographique de Bruxelles. In 1825, he released his first atlas, the six volume, 347 map Atlas universal, which was well received.
The maps were intended to be joined together. It was the first atlas to show the entire world on a large uniform scale and was the first atlas produced using lithography.




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