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Publisher: CHIQUET, J.
Title: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix. Dédié A Son A.R. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans Regent du Roîaume de France.
Published in: Paris, 1719
   
Size: 6.5 x 8.5 inches.
16.5 x 21.5 cm.
Colouring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: In-8 oblong de 56 pp. et 4 pp. contemp. half calfvellum with marbled boards. Engr. title, 3 plates & celestial map, all uncoloured, and 23 maps in outline colour.
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Charming world atlas with double hemisphere world and the North American map feature the Island of California. In Asia and the Pacific, Australia is incompletely mapped and still connected to New Guinea and only the western coastline of New Zealand is shown. Remnants of Terres Australes are still shown and in the Arctic there is a Northwest Passage linking Hudson's Bay with D. d'Anian. Both Africa and Asia conform to the standard French geography of the period. Each map is embellished with a decorative cartouche and further decorated with ships and sea monsters.
Maps of Portugal, Spain, France, Low Countries, Germany, Poland, Russia, England, Denmark, Norway, Ottoman Empire, Hungary, Italy, Yugoslavia, Greece, Crete. In the beginning 4 celestial engravings or depiction's of globes.
Some light age toning and sporadic light foxing of paper. Good margins and dark imprints.





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CHIQUET, J. -  Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix. Dédié A Son A.R. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans Regent du Roîaume de France.
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CHIQUET, J. - Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix. Dédié A Son A.R. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans Regent du Roîaume de France.
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