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Maps & Atlases / Atlases

Price: EUR 73,50

[Atlas] Wiberg, C. F. / Mentzer, Th. v.

Atlas öfver allmänna historien i sammandrag efter v. Spruner, v. Wedell, Kiepert, Barberet m. fl. (..) Medeltiden och Nyare Tiden. Tredje genomsedda och tillökade upplagan.

Third edition. Stockholm. På P. A. Huldbergs förlag. Regeringsgatan No. 11. [1872] Folio 33 x 52 cm. Title + 13 maps.

Original brown wrapper with title and contents printed at the front. The binding is starting to come apart, and the front wrapper and the title are loose. The wrapper with a few spots, some small losses and a few tears. The title with short tear. The maps are dog eared. A few with minor tears to the margins. A few maps with red ink in the upper margin.

A swedish historical world atlas with beautiful hand colored maps. It shows "Medeltiden och Nyare Tiden" (The Middle Agesl and the Newer Times ). Another section showing "Gamla Tiden" (The Ancient Time) was also published. The atlas has its very own characteristic compared to most contemporary atlases - with several insets and different lay outs. It has lovely toned down pastel colors. Mentzer was the architecht behind a number of swedish atlases and maps in the second half of the 19th. century. In 1856 Mentzer and Wiberg published their famous "Atlas till Sveriges Historia" a historic atlas of Sweden. In 1860 Mentzer published a geographical world atlas in folio. Scarce in original wrapper.

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