Louis-Charles DESNOS

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Louis-Charles DESNOS
A methodical and elementary general atlas for the study of geography and modern history, based on the best French and foreign maps... Paris, Desnos, 1770. In-folio, very damaged old half-binding. Phillips, I-645. Engraved title-(3f.)-65 (of 69) pl. New edition with an engraved title and 65 engraved double-page plates, including 7 plates for Astronomical Geography, 44 for Maps and 14 (of 18) Maps for the Detail of France. Each plate, placed in a repeated frame, contains a map in the central part with on the sides a laminated printed text describing the map with astronomical observations by Tchirikow and Delisle and historical and geographical descriptions by Maclot. Copy with the coloured maps. Defective binding, missing plates 1, 2, 3 and 9 of the last part, tear at one fold, inversion of two plates.
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