World Atlas 1779 pocket book w/ 22 maps Schneider juvenile rare book completeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Atlas des Enfans.
Published 1779, Amsterdam by J.H. Schneider.
284 pages. Text in French. Complete with 22 folding maps, all with original hand color.
Charming little 18th century pocket world atlas aimed at teaching young learners (children) the geography of the world.
Book has been well rebound in full leather, retaining portion of original spine with raised bands and elaborate gilt decoration. Marbled end papers.
Binding remains extremely tight and sound. Interior contents display a uniform age patina, with minor spotting or foxing. Folding maps remain clean and bright, various small minor flaws, each map is shown within the short video.
Book measures: 7" H X 4" W.