Delamarche map of the islands of southeast Asia. Rare map with early detail of the Caroline islands and Paupa New Guinea. Original hand outlining and coloring.
From Nouvel Atlas Portatif: Destine Principalement Pour L'instruction De La Jeunesse. Par Robert de Vaugondy. Updated with new findings by C.F. Delamarche. Published Paris. Delamarche and Vaugondy represent two of the most notable names of French mapmaking, and this joint / updated release is a key edition bridging 18th and 19th century mapmaking in France.
Map size 26 cm x 25 cm.
Condition very good+. Slight toning, otherwise strong paper. Folds as issued.
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.
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