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Alexandre Vuillemin

Atlas, Atlas. VUILLEMIN. Atlas Universel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne.

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Alexandre Vuillemin
Atlas, Atlas. VUILLEMIN. Atlas Universel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne.
 

VUILLEMIN, Alexandre. Atlas Universel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne. 

Paris, J. Langlumè, 1849


In 4to oblungo; mm.240 x 315; Legatura in tela coeva, titoli in oro ai piatti. pp. IV incluso frontespizio e indice delle tavole e 50 carte geografiche in coloritura coeva. Qualche segno di usura, leggera brunitura uniforme, qualche macchietta, buon esemplare. 

Bell’edizione di questo raro atlante geografico con le 50 mappe che includono i 4 continenti: Europa, Africa, Asia, America, Oceania, le isole delle Antille, la geografia antica e moderna con l’illustrazione del Globo, in coloritura coeva, disegnate da Vuillemin e litografate da Lale. Alexandre Vuillemin (1812-1880) was a prominent 19th century French cartographer. His atlases were popular, and many went through multiple editions. He studied under the French cartographer Auguste Dufour and his atlases and maps are held by and available through many collections including the British Museum and the University of Alabama Historical Maps of Europe Archive.

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