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Mapas fisicos de Venezuela. Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859, 1840

Mapas fisicos de Venezuela. / Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859 / 1840
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Full Title: Mapa fisico de Venezuela divida en hoyas hydrograficas. Mapa fisico de Venezuela dividida en tres zonas. Lith. de Thierry freres a Paris. (Caracas 1840)

Author: Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859

Date: 1840

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Author: Codazzi, Agustin, 1793-1859

Date: 1840

Short Title: Mapas fisicos de Venezuela.

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

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 57

Object Width cm: 40

Scale 1: 5,300,000

Note: Two lithographed maps. Full hand col. Relief shown by hachures. "Mapa ... dividida in tres zonas" shows cultivated land, pastures, and virgin forests. Prime meridian: Caracas.

Country: Venezuela

Subject: Rivers ; Agriculture

Full Title: Mapa fisico de Venezuela divida en hoyas hydrograficas. Mapa fisico de Venezuela dividida en tres zonas. Lith. de Thierry freres a Paris. (Caracas 1840)

List No: 5226.005

Page No: (no. 5)

Series No: 9

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: 5226005

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