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Carta general de la Republica Mexicana. Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912, 1858

Carta general de la Republica Mexicana. / Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912 / 1858
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Full Title: Carta general de la Republica Mexicana. Formado en vista de los datos mas recientes y exactos que se han reunido con tal objeto, y constan en la noticia presentada al Exmo. Sr. Ministro de Fomento, por Antonio Garcia y Cubas. Lit. de Salazar. (Mexico: Imprenta de Lara, 1858)

Author: Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912

Date: 1858

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Author: Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912

Date: 1858

Short Title: Carta general de la Republica Mexicana.

Publisher: Mexico: Imprenta de Jose Mariano Fernandez de Lara.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 50

Object Width cm: 63

Scale 1: 5,000,000

Note: Lithographed map. State boundaries hand col. Relief shown by hachures. Two inset views: Organos de Actopan, Iztaccihuatl, Cofre de Perote, Popocatepetl, Montanas de Jacal, Orizava, Cascada de Regla -- Palenque, Piramide de Papantla, Mitla, Uxmal. Inset charts: Comparacion de los principales rios de la Republica -- Comparacion de las principales montanas de la Republica segun su altura. Listed in table of contents as "Carta general en major escala." (Atlas mexicano, por Antonio Garcia y Cubas Carta XXXI). Prime meridian: Mexico, D.F.

Country: Mexico

Subject: Mountains/Rivers

Full Title: Carta general de la Republica Mexicana. Formado en vista de los datos mas recientes y exactos que se han reunido con tal objeto, y constan en la noticia presentada al Exmo. Sr. Ministro de Fomento, por Antonio Garcia y Cubas. Lit. de Salazar. (Mexico: Imprenta de Lara, 1858)

List No: 4116.030

Page No: (XXXI)

Series No: 34

Engraver or Printer: Salazar Ylarregui, Jose

Published In: Atlas geografico, estadistico e historico de la Republica Mexicana, formado por Antonio Garcia y Cubas. Mexico. Imprenta de Jose Mariano Fernandez de Lara, calle de la Palma numero 4. 1858.

Publication Author: Garcia Cubas, Antonio, 1832-1912

Publication Date: 1858

Publication Reference: Phillips, 2683; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 412; Sabin, 26554.

Publication Note: The first great atlas of Mexico, produced by a Mexican and printed in Mexico. Sabin says only 300 copies were printed. The maps are of each province, with each surrounded by text. Phillips lists two later editions of 1886 with somewhat different titles. The only atlas of Mexico listed by Phillips that is earlier than this atlas is Humboldt's Atlas...de la Nouvelle Espagne of 1811. Has two very interesting plates at the end that relate to Aztec writing. Garcia Cubas was 26 when he published this. Strangely, then, the verso of the title page has 1846 as the copyright date (when the author was 14?). Maps hand col. with outline color. Atlas is bound in quarter leather brown marbled paper covered boards with title embossed in gold on the spine reading "Garcia y Cubas. Atlas geografico de la Republica Mexicana."

Publication List No: 4116.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 15

Publication Height cm: 55

Publication Width cm: 37

Image No: 4116030

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