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    Sale 2272

    Fine Books & Manuscripts including Americana

    24 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    BRUÉ, Adrien Hubert. Atlas universel de géographie physique, politique, ancienne et moderne. Paris: chez l'Auteur, 1830.

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    BRUÉ, Adrien Hubert. Atlas universel de géographie physique, politique, ancienne et moderne. Paris: chez l'Auteur, 1830.

    2o (398 x 335 mm). 66 (of 69) engraved maps (and 7 duplicates), each hand-colored in outline (the map of France is entirely colored). Contemporary half russia solander case and marbled boards.

    Second edition of this atlas issued bound and lossly as a collection of maps and housed in a handsome solander case. The collection includes two maps of North America: , "Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale" and "Carte General des Etats-Unis, du Canada et d'une Partie des Pays Adjacent." Phillips Atlases 758.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Brooklyn Historical Society, sold to benefit the collections fund