1827 Vandermaelen - Partie du Caboul [Kabul]
Map of Kabul with detailed mountain ranges
Partie du Caboul
Philippe Vandermaelen, H. Ode
46.5 x 49 cm (18.3 x 19.3 in)
Detailed map of portions of Afghanistan and Pakistan including Kabul, lithographed by H. Ode. One of 387 maps of the world produced in the same scale.
This map was the most detailed map of the region in 1827 and also one of the first maps produced through lithography. Notice the heavy mountainous regions of one of the most remote regions of the earth, even today.
Vandermaelen Philippe (1795 – 1869) was an eminent Belgian geographer and cartographer, famous for having designed a universal authority made Atlas and for having founded the Geographical Establishment of Brussels .
In very good condition on thick paper with usual age toning. No fold as produced.
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