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Carte de Fausses Positions de Mexico, Acapulco, Veracruz et du Pic d'Orizaba. Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859, 1804

Carte de Fausses Positions de Mexico, Acapulco, Veracruz et du Pic d'Orizaba. / Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 / 1804
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Full Title: Carte de Fausses Positions de Mexico, Acapulco, Veracruz et du Pic d'Orizaba. 10. Dessine par A. de Humboldt a Mexico 1804. Grave par L. Aubert.

Author: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

Date: 1804

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Author: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

Date: 1804

Short Title: Carte de Fausses Positions de Mexico, Acapulco, Veracruz et du Pic d'Orizaba.

Publisher: Paris: F. Schoell

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 23

Object Width cm: 32

Scale 1: 3,900,000

Note: Map showing the incorrect positions ascribed to Mexico City, Acapulco, Veracruz and Orizaba over time, and by whom.

Reference: Wheat 272-5; WC 7a:3a:1; Streeter Texas 1042n.

Country: Mexico

Full Title: Carte de Fausses Positions de Mexico, Acapulco, Veracruz et du Pic d'Orizaba. 10. Dessine par A. de Humboldt a Mexico 1804. Grave par L. Aubert.

List No: 0328.010

Series No: 16

Engraver or Printer: Aubert, L.

Published In: Atlas Geographique Et Physique Du Royaume De La Nouvelle-Espagne, Fonde Sur Des Observations Astronomiques, Des Mesures Trigonometriques Et Des Nivellemens Barometriques. Par Al. De Humboldt. Paris, Chez F. Schoell, Rue Des Fosses-Saint-Germain-L'Auxerrois, No. 29. 1811. De L'Imprimerie De J.H. Stone.

Publication Author: Humboldt, Alexander von

Publication Date: 1811

Publication Reference: Wheat 272-5; WC 7a:3a:1; Streeter Texas 1042n.

Publication Note: First French edition (although some copies have 1808 on the title page). Stamp of Russian Imperial Library at Tsarkoe Selo. This atlas has the important "Carte Generale du Royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne" on two large folio sheets, originally drawn by Humboldt in 1803-4. Arrowsmith and Pike used this map as a base for their maps of Mexico and the southwest. Maps are without color and bound in full brown leather covered boards with "Voyage De Humboldt Et Bonplan. Atlas Geographique Et Physique Du Royaume De La Nouvelle-Espagne." stamped on the spine in black ink.

Publication List No: 0328.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 16

Publication Height cm: 57

Publication Width cm: 42

Image No: 0328010

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