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Uranogaphie moderne. Garnier, F. A., 1803-1863, 1862

Uranogaphie moderne. / Garnier, F. A., 1803-1863 / 1862
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Full Title: Tableau d'uranogaphie moderne ou systeme spheroidal celeste, presentant sur un plan vertical l'aspect des principales constellations par rapport a la Terre; donnant la position exacte d'un astre par sa declinaison et son ascension droite, sa hauteur meridienne, et l'heure siderale de son lever et de son coucher sur l'horizon de Paris. Atlas spheroidal & universel de geographie dresse par F.A. Garnier, geographe. Paris, Ve. Jules Renouard, Editeur, R. de Tournon, no. 6, Paris, 1860. Imp. Sarazin, Rue Git-le-Coeur, 8. Paris.

Author: Garnier, F. A., 1803-1863

Date: 1862

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Author: Garnier, F. A., 1803-1863

Date: 1862

Short Title: Uranogaphie moderne.

Publisher: Paris: Veuve Jules Renouard, Libraire

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 52

Object Width cm: 74

Scale 1: None shown

Note: Double hemisphere map. Full col. Includes text. Contents: Hemisphere de l'autorne et de l'hiver d'apres la marche apparente du soleil -- Hemisphere du printemps et de l'ete d'apres la marche apparente du soleil. Insets: Le pole boreal -- Systeme planetaire, d'apres Copernic -- Le pole austral.

Subject: Celestial

Full Title: Tableau d'uranogaphie moderne ou systeme spheroidal celeste, presentant sur un plan vertical l'aspect des principales constellations par rapport a la Terre; donnant la position exacte d'un astre par sa declinaison et son ascension droite, sa hauteur meridienne, et l'heure siderale de son lever et de son coucher sur l'horizon de Paris. Atlas spheroidal & universel de geographie dresse par F.A. Garnier, geographe. Paris, Ve. Jules Renouard, Editeur, R. de Tournon, no. 6, Paris, 1860. Imp. Sarazin, Rue Git-le-Coeur, 8. Paris.

List No: 5023.002

Page No: No. 2

Series No: 6

Engraver or Printer: P.-A. Bourdier et Cie. ; Sarazin (Firm)

Published In: Atlas spheroidal et universel de geographie dresse a l'aide des documents officiels, recemment publies en France et a l'etranger par M.F.A. Garnier, Membre de la Societe de Geographie, etc. Paris, Veuve Jules Renouard, Libraire, Editeur de A. Balbi, Abrege de Geographie; A. Guibert, Dictionnaire de Geographie; Dufour et Jomard, Le Globe, etc. Rue de Tournon, 6, Faubourg Saint-Germain. MDCCCLXII.

Publication Author: Garnier, F. A., 1803-1863

Publication Date: 1862

Publication Reference: Phillips, 836.

Publication Note: This atlas is exceptional for its "spheroidal" maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded to give the effect of a sphere floating in space. The remaining maps are also very well executed and colored, mostly by hand, a few in colored litho. In recent years, this atlas has become rare in the trade. This is the only atlas that Garnier produced, according to Phillips. Tooley lists an 1860 edition. Covers are quarter leather marbled paper covered boards with a paper label; the burgundy leather spine is embossed with "F.A. Garnier. Atlas Universel et Spheroidal de Geographie" in gilt. On verso of half-title: Paris -- Imprimerie de P.-A. Bourdier et Cie., Rue Mazarine, 30.

Publication List No: 5023.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 63

Publication Height cm: 62

Publication Width cm: 48

Image No: 5023002

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