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Cover: Carte de France. (Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784); (Cassini family), 1750

Cover: Carte de France. / (Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784); (Cassini family) / 1750
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Full Title: (Covers to) (Carte de France. Levee par ordre du Roy. 1750-1815)

Author: (Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784); (Cassini family)

Date: 1750

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: (Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784); (Cassini family)

Date: 1750

Short Title: Cover: Carte de France.

Publisher: (Paris: Carte de la France Directeures)

Type: Covers

Object Height cm: 66

Object Width cm: 53

Scale 1: 86,400

Country: France

Full Title: (Covers to) (Carte de France. Levee par ordre du Roy. 1750-1815)

List No: 5694A

Series No: 1

Published In: Carte de France. Levee par ordre du Roy. (1750-1815)

Publication Author: Cassini, Cesar-Francois, 1714-1784; Cassini family

Publication Date: 1750

Publication Reference: Konvitz, J. Cartography in France 1660-1848, p. 21-31; Pelletier, M. Les cartes des Cassini; Pelletier, M. Le carte de Cassini.

Publication Note: 182 maps on sheets 64 x 95 cm. or smaller + index map "Tableau de la carte generale de la France." Title from sheet 1 (feuille 1). Also called "Carte geometrique de la France," "Carte generale de la France," and "Carte de Cassini." Relief shown by hachures. "Grave par C. Aldring ... J. A. Aveline ... R. Brunet ... N. Chalmandrier ... B. Desfontaines ... Dupain ... Durand ... Foin ... Le Roy le jeune ... J. Seguin (and others)." David Rumsey Collection copy bound in 2 v., quarter brown leather with marbled boards. Spine title, "Atlas des ca(rtes) de Cassini", Tom, I, II. Index map in v. 1

Publication List No: 5694.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 182

Publication Height cm: 66

Publication Width cm: 53

Image No: 5694A

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