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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    VANDERMAELEN, Philippe (1795-1869). [Asia] Atlas universel, deuxieme partie: Asie, partie de la Chine. Brussels: 1827. 22 double-page maps, 750 x 550mm, hand-coloured, mostly in outline, lithographed by Henri Ode, comprising: 34,35,44,45,46,47,50,55,57,58,59,60,72,73,74, 85,86,87,88,89,97,98,99, and the hand-coloured index, Carte d'Assemblage de l'Asie. Textual 'Note sur la Chine' on maps 88,50, 89, respectively. (Occasional very light spotting, a few with edges lightly browned, faint central vertical crease on most.)

    Price Realised  

    VANDERMAELEN, Philippe (1795-1869). [Asia] Atlas universel, deuxieme partie: Asie, partie de la Chine. Brussels: 1827. 22 double-page maps, 750 x 550mm, hand-coloured, mostly in outline, lithographed by Henri Ode, comprising: 34,35,44,45,46,47,50,55,57,58,59,60,72,73,74, 85,86,87,88,89,97,98,99, and the hand-coloured index, Carte d'Assemblage de l'Asie. Textual 'Note sur la Chine' on maps 88,50, 89, respectively. (Occasional very light spotting, a few with edges lightly browned, faint central vertical crease on most.)

    THE FIRST ATLAS ON A UNIFORM SCALE (1:1,641,836), and the first entirely produced by lithography (Tooley, 311). (24)


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