Plan de l'Ile Oualan (..) - Tardieu (1825)

  • Technic: Engraving on hand laid paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Some creases and small tears in the margins (not affecting image). A tear from the right margin, minimally into the image (closed and backed). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1825
  • Overall size: 24,4 x 35,4 inch
  • Image size: 19,8 x 29,8 inch

€ 369,50($ 434.86 / £ 337.39)

Description: Antique map, titled: 'Plan de l'Ile Oualan. Expedition de la Corvette de S.M. la Coquille Commandee par M.L.I. Duperrey.' - Detailed map and profile of the island Oualan, currently known as Kosrae. This island is one of the many islands of Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean. This map was drawn for Louis-Isidore Duperrey's "Voyage Autour du Monde", 1825.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Ambroise Tardieu' after 'Berard & Lottin'. Engraved by Ambroise Tardieu.