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(Provincia de Apure), Canton de Caycara, Prov. de la Guyana Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859, 1840

(Provincia de Apure), Canton de Caycara, Prov. de la Guyana / Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859 / 1840
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Full Title: (Provincia de Apure). Carta del Canton de Caycara de la Provincia de la Guayana. Lith. de Thierry, freres, Paris. (Caracas 1840)

Author: Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859

Date: 1840

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Author: Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859

Date: 1840

Short Title: (Provincia de Apure), Canton de Caycara, Prov. de la Guyana

Publisher: Caracas: Agostino Codazzi; Paris: Thierry Freres.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 42

Object Width cm: 56

Scale 1: 1,300,000

Note: Two lithographed maps on sheet. Relief shown by hachures. Title in index: Carta de la provincia de Apure, dividida por cantones, con el de Caicara de la provincia de Guayana; como la anterior. Prime meridian: Caracas.

Country: Venezuela

Full Title: (Provincia de Apure). Carta del Canton de Caycara de la Provincia de la Guayana. Lith. de Thierry, freres, Paris. (Caracas 1840)

List No: 5226.015

Page No: (no. 15)

Series No: 19

Published In: Atlas fisico y politico de la Republica de Venezuela dedicado por su autor, el Coronel de Ingenieros Agustin Codazzi al Congreso Constituyente de 1830. Caracas 1840. Lith. de Thierry Fres. Cite Bergere 1 a Paris.

Publication Author: Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859

Publication Date: 1840

Publication Reference: Phillips, 2775. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 962. Catalogue of maps of Hispanic America, v. 3, p. 29.

Publication Note: This is the first national atlas of a South American country listed in Phillips. It is also an early example of the use of lithography in atlases, predating the first North American lithographed atlas (Mitchell) by six years. There are 30 full color detailed political and physical maps on 18 sheets. In addition to the maps, there is a beautiful lithographed title page and a striking mountains and rivers plate. Marbled boards with blue cloth spine, with 8 pages of text and index.

Publication List No: 5226.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 18

Publication Height cm: 53

Publication Width cm: 36

Image No: 5226015

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