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1780 VOYAGES 17 ATLAS Maps Geography Asia Africa Europe USA Vaugondy

Collectors, of both maps and atlases, agree that Vaugondy maps are among the very best and most accurate maps! This collection of 18th-century Vaugondy maps were included in this work designed to teach geography. In addition to maps, this work by Jesuit Abbe Francois includes essays and notes on government, customs, and longitudinal tables.

* The maps alone are often extracted and sold for $100+ each

Item number: #6960

Price: $750


Méthode abrégée et facile pour apprendre la géographie, où l'on décrit la forme du gouvernement de chaque pays, ses qualités, les moeurs de ses habitans, & ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable : Avec un abrégé de la sphere, & une table des longitudes & latitudes des principales villes du monde, conforme aux dernieres observations de messieurs de l'académie des sciences, & autres astronomes.

A Lyon, chez Bernuset, libraire, rue Merciere. M. DCC. LXXX. Avec permission, [1780]


Collation: Complete with all pages

xi (i.e. xii), 515, [1]

17 folding maps

Language: French

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Size: ~6.5in X 3.75in (16.5cm x 9.5cm)

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1780 VOYAGES 17 ATLAS Maps Geography Asia Africa Europe

Estimate $750 - $1,500Jun 09