"Atlas de Geographie Historique Universelle", Duruy, Victor
Period: 1844 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
5.3 x 8 inches
13.5 x 20.3 cm
This small historical atlas contains 15 maps of Europe covering the period of 395 AD to 1453. At rear is a large folding map titled, L'Europe le Nord de l'Afrique et l'Asie Occidentale en 1453, 17 x 11 inches. Hardbound with printed paper covers, title page, Ouvrages du Meme Auteur, Liste des Cartes, 16 pp. of text, maps. Maps are double-page, finely and delicately engraved and hand colored in outline. Fourteen double-page maps and one folding at rear.
Covers rubbed and worn. One signature slipped from binding string at top. Mostly very good. Folding map at back has short tear at binding trim and a little toning on fold.