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Title: Asia dibujado grabado . . .
Published in: Madrid, 1877
Size: 22.0 x 31.7 inches.
56.0 x 80.5 cm.

Condition: In good condition.
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Very attractive large map of Asia with stunning panorama at top of elephants, horses and Asian horsemen including Moses in basket. A rare and decorative map. From "Atlas geográfico universal texto redactado bajo la dirección de Dr. D. Juan Vilanova parte artística bajo la dirección de Otto Neussel Dibº geogrº J.P. Morales, cromo litogrº Ginés Ruiz".

Good hand colour on panorama and original lithographic colour on the map. The most ambitious of all the monographs and scientific works by Spanish geographer Juan de Vilanova y Piera (1821-1893). The atlas, is rare and uncommon on the market. It was the first Spanish atlas to contain a collect of physical geographic data as well as the information concerning the field of geology, hypsometric, climate, the location of both plants and animals, human geography, ethnography, religions and demography within the Geography field.
Each field is exuberantly illustrated with vignettes depicting animals, plants the natives of different countries and it was also the first in Spain with a rich use of colour, as it was printed with chromolithography. Despite the further publication of other atlases. ¤

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