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John Rocque Atlas Topographique 104 maps & emblems France 1749
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John Rocque Atlas Topographique 104 maps & emblems France 1749

Selected atlas by the English cartographer John Rocque: 'Atlas topographique, à l'usage de la noble Jeunesse Françoise, ...'. This atlas contains a general map of France and 104 engraved maps of French towns with their coat of arms. Published by John Rocque, London, 1749.

SIZE:
about h 26.9 cm x w 20.8 cm x d 2.5 cm

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Selected atlas by the English cartographer John Rocque: 'Atlas topographique, à l'usage de la noble Jeunesse Françoise, ...'. This atlas contains a general map of France and 104 engraved maps of French towns with their coat of arms. Published by John Rocque, London, 1749.

TITLE:
 'Atlas topographique, à l'usage de la noble Jeunesse Françoise, qui se destine au service du Roi, soit dans la profession des Armes soit dans le Génie. ou Plans & Description particulieres des 110 Places ou Villes fortifiées, situées vers les Frontieres du Royaume de France. ... 1749.'

PRINT:
London, John Rocque, 1749

DESCRIPTION:
 Atlas by the French descending cartographer John Rocque: 'Atlas topographique, à l'usage de la noble Jeunesse Françoise,...', published in London, 1749. By illustration this atlas is basing on Lemau de la Jaisse's 'Carte generale de la Monarchie Françoise' and contains 104 small maps of French cities with their coat of arms and a short description, a beautiful cartouche decorates each page. As introduction the atlas contains an engraved title and a general map of France.

BINDING:
- binding in leather of the time
- gilt-stamped spine with title lable
- red edging

SIZE:
about h 26.9 cm x w 20.8 cm x d 2.5 cm

ILLUSTRATION:
- 1 double-paged copper engraving map
- 18 double-paged tables with 104 plans
- 1 antiquarian plate in the inner cover

COLLATION:
- 2 blank leaves
- 1 double-paged copper engraving map
- 18 (instead off 19) tables with 104 (instead off 110) engraved plans
- 2 blank leaves
- Missing: one table with the numbered plans 36-41!

CONDITION:
- in good condition
BINDING:
- binding restored but with cracks at the spine
- edges rubbed and book joints damaged
PAPER:
- good paper quality
- some stains, slightly browning
 

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