Atlas classique et universel de géographie ancienne et moderne, dressé pour l'instruction de la jeunesse, et servant à l'intelligence de l'histoire que des voyages dans les différentes parties du monde

Paris: chez Anselin, successeur de Magimel, libraire pour l'art militaire, les sciences et les arts ... et chez Picquet, géographe ordinaire du roi et chargé exclusivement de la vente des cartes du dépôt de la Guerre, 1835. Fifth edition, revised and corrected; folio, pp. [8] plus 41 maps (8 double page, all hand-colored in outline, the map of the physical features of the world fully hand-colored) plus a plate of the armillary sphere uncolored; original roan-backed marbled paper-covered boards, yellow printed paper label on the upper cover; extremities worn, marbled paper peeling along the fore-edge of the upper cover, front hinge cracked, the binding a little shaken; the printed cover label touts this as the fourth edition, revised and corrected; complete and unrestored in the original binding. Many editions of this atlas appeared under various imprints and slightly different titles. No match for this exactly in OCLC, but another 1835 edition published by Anselin, but with a slightly different title, is at the Newberry. Item #54670

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