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Title: Atlas portatif universel.
Published in: Paris, de Pellier, 1799
Size: 8.7 x 11.0 inches.
22.0 x 28.0 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Oblong 8vo, original quarter calf. Title page and 187 maps of all parts of the world. Marginal water-staining on title-page, and a few other maps .
Interior in very good condition. Nice contemporary out-line colour. Binding used.

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Edited by : "Au dépôt de Géographie, Rue Geoffroy Langevin, N° 328. Se trouve A Paris au Bureau de l'Atlas National, Rue de la Harpe, N° 26. Et chez tous les Marchands de Géographie".
An rare edition after death of Panckoucke (1798).
Engraved title and 187 maps, including 12 from Luxembourg, 23 from Italy, 26 from North and South America and 1 of Malta among others. Pedley only mentions atlases with 113 maps.
Most maps dated 1749, some 1748, 1768, 1769 or erased date. World map 1774, with Russian discoveries but no de la Fuente geography.
The title page and maps of Indonesia, some African and south American maps have very light marginal waterstaining in upper margin, hardly or not affecting engraved area. Western hemisphere and map of Mexico just rendering into the image. Maps are printed on heavy paper, are very good impressions and have good margins.

Reference: Sponberg Pedley, Bel et utile, p. 221.

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