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Publisher: HÄHN, J. F.
Title: Kurze Erläuterung des Erdbodens...
Published in: Berlin, 1792
Size: 6.9 x 4.1 inches.
17.5 x 10.5 cm.

Condition: As this was a book to be used in school, it has signs of use! With later protecting cover. First pages with heavy scribbling, dates, names,... All maps trimmed to borderlines. A couple of maps loose or almost loose. Maps and text pages in generally very good condition.
Size of book block 175 x 105mm.

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Scarce atlas with 20 small copper engraved maps. Although anonymous, according to the bibliographer Johann Georg Meusel, the author was Johann Friedrich Hähn. The maps of countries feature heraldry, some genealogy, and other information. Curiously the map of the world shows California attached to the mainland, while the America map shows California as an island.
The map of Asia shows curious coastlines of Japan and partial Australia.

The maps are: Globus oder Erd=Kugel; Europa; Asia; Africa; America; Portugall und Spanien; Frankreich; Gros-Brittannien; Dænnemarck; Norwegen und Schweden; Rusland; Preussen; Pohlen; Ungarn; TÜrkische Reich; Böhmen; Italien; Republick Schweiz; Niederlande; Teutschland.

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