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Outline hand color engraved map. Shows political boundaries, towns, villages, roads, etc. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian is Paris.
This atlas was published in many compilations over a thirty year period. It was indeed an atlas of "choice" of the publisher and as such consists of a wide variety of maps that Andriveau-Goujon favored to include at the time. It consists of ancient and modern geographical maps, engraved and hand colored, in 42 sheets some folded. Dated 1764-1830. Bound in brown marbled paper over board with green leather spine. Shows the old world with the spreading and development of the different peoples. Including a double hemisphere and solar system, Holy Land, the ancient world, Europe, France (on double and one-half sheets), the Americas, The United States features the Confederate Territory of Arizona, Africa and Asia. The last sheet includes a large comparative view of the main mountains and over the main rivers of the world. Maps embellished with engraved cartouche, geographical, agricultural, physical information, tables and text. Some maps in Latin. Shows administrative divisions, capitals, cities, villages, mines, roads, rivers, canals, postal routes, etc. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Prime meridian is Paris.