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Cover: Nouvelle-Espagne, Atlas geographique et physique. Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859, 1811

Cover: Nouvelle-Espagne, Atlas geographique et physique. / Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 / 1811
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Full Title: (Covers to) 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.

Author: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

Date: 1811

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Author: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859

Date: 1811

Short Title: Cover: Nouvelle-Espagne, Atlas geographique et physique.

Publisher: Paris: F. Schoell

Type: Covers

Object Height cm: 57

Object Width cm: 42

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

Country: Mexico

State / Province: U.S. Southwest

Full Title: (Covers to) 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.

List No: 0328A

Series No: 1

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: 0328A

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