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Half Title: Grand atlas universel. Brue, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832, 1816

Half Title: Grand atlas universel. / Brue, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832 / 1816
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Full Title: (Half Title Page to) Grand atlas universel, ou collection de cartes encyprotypes, generales et detaillees des cinq parties du monde; dediees a monsieur, par H. Brue, Ingenieur-Geographe de S.A. Royale. A Paris, Chez Desray, Libraire-Editeur, rue Hautefeuille, no. 4. M DCCC XVI.

Author: Brue, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832

Date: 1816

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Brue, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832

Date: 1816

Short Title: Half Title: Grand atlas universel.

Publisher: Paris: Desray, Libraire-Editeur

Type: Half Title Page

Object Height cm: 58

Object Width cm: 43

Note: "Grant atlas universel."

World Area: World

Full Title: (Half Title Page to) Grand atlas universel, ou collection de cartes encyprotypes, generales et detaillees des cinq parties du monde; dediees a monsieur, par H. Brue, Ingenieur-Geographe de S.A. Royale. A Paris, Chez Desray, Libraire-Editeur, rue Hautefeuille, no. 4. M DCCC XVI.

List No: 4614B

Series No: 2

Published In: Grand atlas universel, ou collection de cartes encyprotypes, generales et detaillees des cinq parties du monde; dediees a monsieur, par H. Brue, Ingenieur-Geographe de S.A. Royale. A Paris, Chez Desray, Libraire-Editeur, rue Hautefeuille, no. 4. M DCCC XVI.

Publication Author: Brue, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832

Publication Date: 1816

Publication Reference: Phillips, 726; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 1096.

Publication Note: 17 maps on 41 sheets, with 8 of the maps on 4 sheets. These are some of Brue's earliest large maps, with the four sheet "carte encyprotypes" preceded by a single sheet reduced version of the same map. Included are World (1816), Europe (1816), France (1816), Asia (1814), Africa (1814), North America (1815), South America (1816) and Oceania (1814). This atlas was competition for Aaron Arrowsmith's maps of similar scale and size. There is a map of the World in hemispheres that is not included in the index. Maps have outline and full color. Covers are tan marbled paper covered boards with a paper label on the front cover reading "Grand atlas universel, ou collection de cartes encyprotypes, des cinq parties du Monde; Dediees et presentees a Monsieur, Par H. Brue, Ingeneur-Geographe de S.A. Royale. A Paris, Chez Desray ..." printed in black.

Publication List No: 4614.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 41

Publication Height cm: 61

Publication Width cm: 48

Image No: 4614B

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