Delamarche map of the Conquests of Alexander at the height of his Empire. Original printing and original hand coloring and outlining.
From Atlas de La Geographie: Ancienne, du Moyen-Age et Moderne. Published by Chez L'auteur, successeur de Robert de Vaugondy, geographe du roi. Annee Scolaire.
Map size 40 cm x 29 cm.
Condition good to very good. Center fold as issued. Minor toning and spotting as seen in image.
Charles Francois Delamarche and his son Felix were two of the most important French mapmakers of the late 18th and early 19th century. Inheriting the mantle from Robert de Vaugondy and Bonne, The Delamarche faily served as the official mapmakers to French royalty and the later geographic society of the republic.
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. Digital watermark is for copyright purposes only, and does not appear on map.
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