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Title: América del Norte.
Published in: Madrid, 1877
Size: 22.0 x 31.7 inches.
56.0 x 80.5 cm.

Condition: In good condition. In thick paper. A 2mm. Hole in lower part center fold. Center fold under-laid for protective reason. Very decorative.
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Very attractive large map of North America with stunning panorama at top of figures representing the continents, etc. 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 color 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 collection of physical geographic data as well as 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 color, as it was printed with chromo-lithography. Despite the further publication of other atlases.

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