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North America Antique Map Malte Brun 1850

Author:
Title:
Amerique Septentrionale
Year Printed:
1850
Place:
Paris
Paper Size:
14 in. x 11 in.
Condition:
VERY GOOD
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North America Vintage Map Malte Brun 1850
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North America Home Decor Map Malte Brun 1850
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North America History Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
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North America Housewarming Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
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North America Ancestry Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
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North America Heritage Gift Map Malte Brun 1850
SKU:
1850maltebrun-047
Price: $80.00
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This one of a kind original antique map of North America comes from Malte Brun's Atlas de la Geographie Universelle. Published by Garnier Freres at 6 Rue Des Saints-Peres in Paris circa 1850. This rare map of North America has a blank verso or back side, was printed on sturdy paper with vivid hand coloring. This old map of North America is truly a fine piece of history from the mid 1800's. This historic map of North America would make a fine addition to any collection, North America wall decor or gift. The total paper size for this map is approximately 14" x 11". Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun (25 November 1816 13 July 1889) was a French geographer and cartographer. He was born in Paris, France, the son of Conrad Malte-Brun, another geographer, of Danish origin, and founder of the Societe de Geographie. After having been professor of history in several colleges, he devoted himself especially to geographical studies. In 1851, Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun became a member of the Societe de Geographie, and quickly rose to be its secretary-general. He was also principal editor of the Nouvelles Annales des Voyage. He died in Marcoussis in the Essonne department and is buried in the Cimetiere du Montparnasse in Paris.