Atlas géographique et Sphérique dessiné par Mlle Julie, éleve de l’Institution de Mlle Roullez pour le concours des Prix de l’année 1828.



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In-folio (32,3 x 22,6 cm), [2] ff, 8 double maps, 10 plates each with a page of explanations, [1] f (table of geographical & spherical figures contained in this Atlas). The maps show the world map, Europe, the Kingdom of France (2x), Asia, Africa, North America, and South America. The plates show the terrestrial globe, celestial globe, Ptolomean system, Copernican sphere, right sphere, parallel sphere, Copernican system, Ticho-Brahé system, eclipses, and phases of the moon. The atlas is entirely manuscript in brown ink and hand-coloured. Contemporary binding, red chagrin spine, green cardboard boards, gilt framing, with the crowned figure of Miss Julie Bouresche on the first board, gilt edges.