612. [Atlas - World]

PINKERTON, John

Géographie moderne, rédigée sur un nouveau plan [...].

Paris, Dentu, An XII (1804)

Folio: 18 pp.; 42 pl. (some marginal browning and spotting).

Contemp. half calf with corners, sp. paper on covers, gilt orn. flat spine (joints, head and tail def.), marbled endpapers. Good copy.

Atlas volume of the first French edition of this standard work by the Scottish geographer Pinkerton (1758-1826). Complete with 42 hand-coloured folding maps by Arrowsmith protected by tissue guards: world (2), Europe (19), Asia and Oceania (9), America and Africa (each 6).
Ref. BnF. - Brunet IV:668. - Sabin 62959.

€ 300 / 400

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