Atlas of France 1878 w/ Colonies decorative Migeon 105 Vuillemin maps ParisBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
La France et ses Colonies, by M. Vuillemin.
Published 1878, Paris, J. Migeon. [Edition of 1878].
In a lovely period 1/4 leather binding. Spine finely stamped in gilt as are both covers, a pleasing example of this large decorative 19th century binding.
Complete with 105 maps, all engraved, all with original hand color, virtually all with elaborate decorative vignette scenery, views, ethnic types, etc. Includes two oversize folding maps at rear which include an urban plan of Paris and immediate environs. Profusion of excellent Department maps, all a pleasure to examine in detail, each with facing detailed text sheet.
Atlas remains sound, clean and tight, final two large folding maps and end paper are loose.
Book measures: 14 1/4" H X 11" W.