Atlas Vaugondy 18 world-wide maps 1781 Geography Gazetteer rare book giltBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Geography, French Atlas, Maps of the World, 18th Century Maps]
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Methode Abregee et Facile Pour Apprendre La Geographie.
Published 1781 Paris, by Belin. Dedicated to M. Crozat.
614 pages. Contains 17 folding maps of the world by Vaugondy, essentially a small pocket atlas supplemented with extensive commentary and facts about the world.
Period mottled full leather binding, raised bands, spine compartments richly stamped with floral gilt devices and ornaments.
Overall sound, clean & tight, nice, well preserved example. Handsome 18th century book with pleasing age patina.
Book measures: 7" H X 4 1/2" W.