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Cosmographie élémentaire : divisée en parties astronomique et géographique

Cosmographie élémentaire : divisée en parties astronomique et géographique

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Cosmographie élémentaire : divisée en parties astronomique et géographique

by MENTELLE, Edme

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1785 Cosmographia Geography Color MAPS ATLAS Astronomy Physics Asia Africa USA


Edme Mentelle was an 18th-century French geographer best-known for his book 'Elementary Cosmographia'. In this book, Mentelle describes the basics of geography and geographic mathematics covering latitude and longitude, world climates, differences in bodies of water, etymology of Asia and Africa, political climate of world nations and powers, with attention given to the Americas, Egypt, France, and many others! Other notable contents include instruction on astrology and astronomy.

Note the inclusion of impressive, folding engraved maps and illustrations throughout!

Item number: #20230

Price: $750

MENTELLE, Edme

Cosmographie élémentaire : divisée en parties astronomique et géographique

A Paris : Chez l'auteur, 1785.


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o xxxii, 558, [2]

o 13 maps and folding engravings

· Language: French

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

· Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
20230
Title
Cosmographie élémentaire : divisée en parties astronomique et géographique
Author
MENTELLE, Edme
Format/Binding
Leather; tight and secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
l'auteur
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1785
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
1785 Cosmographia Geography Color MAPS ATLAS Astronomy Physics Asia Africa USA, rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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