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Publisher: DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé.
Title: Mappe-Monde ou Description du Glôbe Terrestre Assujettie aux Observs Astronoms.
Published in: Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806
   
Size: 6.9 x 8.7 inches.
17.5 x 22.2 cm.
Colouring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Some light spotting. A somewhat light impression. Else in good condition.
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Double hemisphere map with a curious shape for Australia, from Atlas moderne portatif composé de vingt-huit cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre .. A l'usage des Colléges, des Pensions & des Maisons Religieuses, etc..
With a "Mer de L'Ouest" or "Sea of the West". Rare not in Mcguirk, Mer de l'Ouest.
First published as Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes in 1777, it was intended primarily for "la jeunesse des Colléges & des Pensions, des Maisons Religieuses, & toutes les personnes qui étudient ou enseignent la géographie," and the foreword, after noting the success of the first edition, says it has been improved with this clients in mind. It went through at least six editions before the end of the century and at least three in the nineteenth century.
Many of the plates were revised during publication.




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