World Geography Atlas 1839 Medieval manuscript binding 24 city plans & mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[19th Century maps, Imperialism, Atlas, Geography, illuminated manuscript].
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Abrege de Geographie... by Adrien Baalbi.
Published 1839, Paris by Jules Renouard et Cie.
1,361 pages. Complete with 24 well engraved maps [12 city plans & 12 country maps].
Period binding, using a vellum illuminated manuscript leaf as the external covering of the book. Wonderful and unique, likely one-of-a-kind production.
Sound, tight, pleasing book, maps remain fresh and clean, contents sound & tight.
A wonderful object.
Book measures: 9 1/4" H X 5 3/4" W. x 3 1/2" thick.