1774 – J.J. Expilly – Le Geographe Manuel

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Title:                     “Le Geographe Manuel, contenant la description de tous les Pays du Monde, leurs qualites, leur climat, le caractere de leurs habitants, leurs villes, capitales… Nouvelle edition, avec des cartes geographiques ”

Description:
Very interesting 18th century pocket atlas with 6 folding maps of World, France, Europe, Asia, Africa and America. Complete 460 pages with detailed information on numerous subjects. Leather bound with gold decoration. Text in French.

Cartographer:     Jean-Joseph Expilly (1719-1793)
Atlas size:          14 cm x 9,5 cm x 2,8 cm
Year:                     1774
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Very good condition! Complete. Only slight damages through use, some light cracks in the leather. Paper is clean and crisp. Maps are hand colored. Strong print.

​Due to the age of this atlas some imperfections to be expected!

This is a ORIGINAL antique atlas published in 1774 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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