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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-73-775 93 29

Maps & Atlases / Atlases

Price: EUR 150,00

[Atlas] Levasseur, Victor

Atlas Classique et Universel de géographie ancienne et moderne, composé de 87 cartes gravées sur acier dressé d`apres les matérieux les plus récent par Victor Levasseur (..) Nouvelle edition.

Paris, Didier, Libraire-Éditeur, 47, quai des Augustins. 1839. 16 x 13 cm. Half title + Title + (3 pp. contents) + (1p. blank) + 87 maps (where of 9 folding).

Printed paper cover. An ink annotation at the top of the front cover and private library stamps at the top and bottom of the title page. The cover has a few small tears and minor stains as well as a small paper loss at the lower spine. Corner folds througout the atlas. Clean maps. Nice condition.

A smart little atlas for the gentlemann´s pocket or the ladie´s purse with a decorative front cover depicting a globe, anchors, axes, a telescope and other items suited for the explorer. Large snakes curling up two tree trunks. The back cover depict an exotic scene including a water pipe and a ship in a gale. The maps are neat and well composed with a light tuch to them. Interestingly it contains maps of Haiti, Guadelope and Martinique as well as other french island possesions. The atlas has two sections, contemporary and ancient maps.

Item No: 4252