Antique Map Auction Sale No. 133 - closed 9/1/2010
An elephant folio historical atlas in French; forerunner to the familiar Carey & Lea/ Buchon atlases. Engraved frontispiece of Napoleon's Empire and 32 double-page plates, incorporating chronological, historical and genealogical tables with 14 maps which include a double hemispheric world map and continents, but not including the map of the Western Hemisphere. Sold as a set of maps, NOT as a complete atlas.