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Publisher: TARDIEU, Ambroise.
Title: Atlas Universel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne. . .
Published in: Paris, 1861
Size: 13.3 x 16.6 inches.
33.7 x 42.2 cm.

In original outline colours.
Condition: In good overall condition. Contents lightly age toned, a few maps / plans with a small tear to lower centrefold. A few fox marks etc. Good margins, good impression.
Half green cloth binding with marbled paper covered boards. Black leather title piece in gilt to upper board. Spine damaged but intact, split top and tail. Boards rubbed and worn in many places.
Maps: good - nice colours - blank verso - no signs of use, has not been written in - printed single-sided on heavy wood-free paper.

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FULL TITLE: Ambroise Tardieu. Atlas universel de géographie ancienne et moderne, dresse par Ambroise Tardieu, revu et corrige´par A. Vuillemin, pour l'intelligence de la "Géographie universelle" de Malte-Brun Lavallée. - Paris - Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs.
A nice mid-nineteenth century French World atlas, published in Paris by Tardieu. Complete with 31 nicely engraved, double page, coloured maps (7 ancient, 22 modern and 2 plans of Paris), title page, contents page etc. Interestingly, the map of the United States and Mexico is somewhat out of date in the west California, Nevada, Utah and most of New Mexico are still called "Nouvelle Californie."

Please note that due to the weight of this atlas, extra postal charges may be incurred.

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