Charles-Francois Delamarche (1740-1817), the founder of the family firm was one of the most important French geographers and mapmakers of the second half of the eighteenth century. Successor to Nicolas Sanson (1600 – 1667), Robert de Vaugondy (1686 – 1766), and Rigobert Bonne (1727 – 1794), whose atlases he reprinted. His son Félix Delamarche (18th century – 1st half 19th century) continued his work. This globe was published by .In 1847 Delamarche transferred the publishing business to Auguste Grosselin, since then almost exclusively dedicated to the production of globes. Alexander died in 1884 so this globe is part of the last lineage of the famous French map maker of the 18th century , globe making was not just a luxury item but was becoming a household item .
globe D. 10 inches , H.18 Restoration over Siberia , part of China , sea of Japan , some light touch up in the US and Russian America , touch up in the Atlantic ocean , stabilized crack ,an interesting and scarce globe