Prospectus for The Universal Atlas of Geography: physical, political, statistical and mineralogical. Philippe Vandermaelen.
Prospectus for The Universal Atlas of Geography: physical, political, statistical and mineralogical...

Prospectus for The Universal Atlas of Geography: physical, political, statistical and mineralogical...

Brussels: Ode and Wodon, 1829. Paperback. A 20 page prospectus for the Universal Atlas described as: '40 livraisons (parts), each composed of 10 coloured maps', with the names of geographers, travellers and other learned men whose works were consulted, and a list of subscribers in French. The final atlas included maps of every country in great detail including those of Oceanique (part 6) which was comprised of 20 folio hand colored lithographed maps.

8vo, 20pp, tan paper wraps, black titles, edges chipped (front and back), handwritten on front: 'Recd. July 14, 1841 from Prof. Quincy', internally clean, pages 3-6 detached but present, occasional fox spotting. OCLC: 39682488 locates 2 copies at the NYS, and Mass Hist. Society. Good + overall. Item #23118

Price: $225.00

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