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Henry LANGETheodor VON LIECHTENSTERN

Schul-Atlas zum Unterrichte in der Erdkunde.

Braunschweig,G. Westermann., 1877
EUR 300,00
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EUR 600,00 / 800,00
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Description

Henry LANGETheodor VON LIECHTENSTERN
Schul-Atlas zum Unterrichte in der Erdkunde.
Braunschweig,G. Westermann., 1877

285x175 mm 

Large 4to, 285x175 mm;publisher’s binding with blinding tooling and gilt tile on the upper cover. 45double pages plates engraved on steel in the original color. Stain on backcover and some damages on spine. Good copy.

Condition Report

Atlas of 45 double page plates inthe original color. The plates are preceded by the preamble of Henry Lange andGeorge Westermann and Lange's description of the currents map. The great workof the Baron of Liechtenstern, considered together with Emil von Sydow, one ofthe founders of methodological mapping in schools and a pioneer of physicalatlases. He contributed enormously to the development of geography and modernscience in schools since the beginning of the nineteenth century. Thecartographic implementation of the physical atlas to which he participated ledto the development of several surprising aspects, including the representationof mountains, regional colors and colored elevations. In this work, for thefirst time, Liechtenstern used a lighter and darker brown tone to characterizethe highlands and high mountains and a green-beige color to represent thedepth.

sun 9 December 2018
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Padova
Exhibition Time: Wednesday 5 December to Saturday 8 December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.