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Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Title: La Géographie Universelle contenant. Les Descriptions, les cartes, et le Blason, des principaux Païs du Monde.
Published in: Paris, l'Auteur et Nicolas Langlois, 1682
Size: 6.3 x 3.9 inches.
16.0 x 10.0 cm.

Original colours.
Condition: 2 volumes in 12°, frontispiece, 1 title, (2) pp. d'avertissement, (1) p. table, 1 pl. with table, 312 pp., 10 coats of arms (without N°6) with 51 maps in original colour.
1frontispice, 1 title, pp. 313-616, 28 coats of arms and 31 maps in original colour.
In contemp. richly gilted red marocco.

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Edition unknown to Pastoureau. This atlas appears to be the counterpart of La Géographie Françoise from 1682 (Duval XE).
Beautiful example, comprising a total of 38 coats of arms and 82 maps in fine contemporary colouring. The shields are beautifully embellished with gold and silver and some carthouches are also highlighted in gold.

Provenance: bookplate of " William Dowdeswell Esq.r " and Lord Wardington.

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