Lot 231

Vandermaelen (Philippe)

Partie de la Russie, n. 6, 11, 15, 16, 17, all c.480 x 580 mm.; Partie de la Turquie, n. 21, 480 x 530 mm.; coloured lithographs, minor tears, Brussels, 1827 (6)

*** These maps are taken from Vandermaelen’s Atlas Universel. When put together, they constructed a globe spanning 7,775 metres in diameter. It is believed that only one globe was actually built and kept at the Etablissement Geographique in Brussels.

Estimate: £300-£400