Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day
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Mentelle’s Tableau Sychronique Des Principaux Evenemens, a history of Ancient and Modern. Interesting chart with representation as of 1804 of the important events of history. French.
From Atlas de Tableaux et de Cartes (Grave Par PF Tardeieu) pour Le Cours Complet de Cosmographie, de Geographie, de Chronologie et D’historie Ancienne et Moderne par Edma Mentelle. Seconde Edition, 1804.
Chart size 60 cm x 41.5 cm, center fold as issued.
Condition good to very good. Light toning at edges and in center fold. Minor openings at center of fold corners. Paper a strong white for the period.
note: the corresponding low-quality image is for informational purpose/identification. We are happy to email a detailed, high resolution image of this item upon request. Bowing and map color shifts are from the photo. Map itself is straight, flat and uniform unless otherwise noted.
Edme Mentelle (1730-1815) was an eminent French cartographer, and the geography teacher to the French explorer Baudin. Cape Mentelle in Western Australia is named after him. Although Mentelle did not have a large number of publications to his credit, he is credited with a considerable enhancement of knowledge in Australia, Southeast Asia, and North America specifically. Later works include collaborations with Conrad Malte-Brun. PF Tardieu is from the famous Tardieu cartography family, and served as engraver in this series.
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