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Publisher: DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B.
Title: Division Générale et Naturelle de la Terre, Suivant les Anciens.
Published in: Paris, 1762
   
Size: 15.2 x 21.3 inches.
38.5 x 54.0 cm.
Coloring:

In original colours.
Condition: Water stains in lower margin, just affecting printed border. In good condition. Dark impression.
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Decorative chart showing the world as it was known by the ancients.
Left and right a box with geographical information about Europe, Asia and Africa.
Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques.
From : Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d'Histoire Dédié a Monsieur Le Président Hénault...
Printed within a very decorative border frame (drawn and engraved by Martinet) entwined with garlands of leaves and flowers, including surveyors and draughtsman's tools e.g. triangles, compasses, rulers, telescopes, a map and globe, with a mythological figurehead crowned with leaves in top center, and the address of the publisher.
This edition with remarkable decorative borders found only in the deluxe edition.




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