Spanish World Atlas 1795 Madrid Spain by Vazquez 22 maps & 2 diagrams leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Atlas Elementar, by P.D. Francisco Vazquez.
Published 1795, Madrid by S. Geronimo.
222, 43 pages. Text in Spanish. Complete with 22 folding maps and 2 diagram plates, all with original hand color. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Rare 18th century atlas.
Period full mottled leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, marbled end papers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, small chip at spine base, light scattered surface scuffing to binding, leather remains supple.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with some trivial scattered age spotting, title page with early owners name crossed out long ago. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Retains a lovely shelf appearance, maps remain bright and clean.
Book measures: 8 1/4" H X 6" W.