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Publisher: LE ROUGE (Georges-Louis).
Title: Atlas nouveau portatif à l'usage des militaires et du voyageur.
Published in: Paris, Le Rouge, Prault, Veuve Robinot, Briasson, 1756
Size: 8.9 x 7.3 inches.
22.5 x 18.5 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: In-4to of 4 pp., Vi, (1) p., 36 pp., (1) p. in contemp. marbled paper plates, heavenly used. Inside the maps are very clean, strong original colours and dark impressions. With 91 numbered and engraved double-page maps. Size of book block 225 x 185mm. Maps are generally 210 x 260mm.
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Charming atlas with an engraved title, and 91 numbered and engraved double-page maps in orginal out line colours.
The atlas starts by 36 pages text entitled 'Introduction à la géographie" (Introduction to Geography) .
The maps are in very good condition, except for the Paris plan whose lower margin was cut, and spots in the margins of the last two maps (Greece and Flags of the different countries).

spheres (3), world map (1), continents (5 maps including America in 2 maps), British Isles (4 including Ireland and Scotland) , Scandinavia (3), Moscovy (1), Poland (1), Netherlands and Luxembourg (12), France (20 including 1 map of Paris and 1 map of the Isle d' Ré), Germany, Austria and Hungary ( 18), Switzerland (1), Spain (1), Portugal (1), Italy (3), Turkish Empire (1), Holy Land (1), Persia (1), China (1), Japan (1) , Egypt (1), Southeast Asia (3), West Indies (5), Alexander Empire (1), Greece (1), and 1 board of pavilions of all seafaring countries..

Daniel de La Feuille was a French engraver, book dealer and map publisher (1640-1709) who exiled to Amsterdam in 1683 on religious grounds.
The De la Feuilles made most of their living from small-sized maps, such as those features in the Atlas Portatif (1701) and the Tablets Guerrières (1706), which were easily affordable to the general public.

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LE ROUGE (Georges-Louis). - Atlas nouveau portatif à l'usage des militaires et du voyageur.

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