(B13) Title: “Asie ou l’on n’a indique que ses Principales Divisions et leurs Capitalles,” from Edmonde Mentelle’s self-published work, La Cosmographie Elementaire’. Paris (1781) Steel engraving, outlined in color. Image size is approx. 11 x 9 inches (approx. 28 x 23 cm). Matted and shrink wrapped. Mat size is approx. 16 x 14 inches (approx. 41 x 36 cm).
Discussion: Edmonde Mentelle was a French geographer and historian who published a number of separate maps, geography books, and minor atlases. His works were attractive and accessible, showing political boundaries, major cities, and major rivers and mountains.
Condition: There are several folds in this map, as it was issued. Clear detail and good color on borders. Overall, Near Fine condition.