PRESQU ' ILE D 'ALASKA AMER. SEP. NO. 21. (AND) PARTIE DE L'AMERIQUE RUSSE. NO. 22.

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Philippe Vandermaelen


Presqu ' Ile D 'Alaska Amer. Sep. No. 21. (and) Partie de L'Amerique Russe. No. 22.

Lithograph handcolored, 1827.
Image size 18 1/4 x 20 1/8" (464 x 511 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some soft creasing along centerfold due to the tab. Soft original outline color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97968
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published by P. Vandermaelen, Belgium.
Unusual and highly detailed maps of Kodiak and the Aleutian Islands. Shown are the routes of Bilings in 1790-1791, and Sarytchew in 1791. Vandermaelen's maps are one of the earliest detailed maps of the region.

These two maps appeared n Atlas Universelle” The first commercial atlas printed using lithography as the printing medium.

Sold as a pair.
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