J.J. Barthelemy - Atlas Des Oeuvres Complètes - 1822

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J.J. Barthelemy - Atlas Des Oeuvres Complètes - 1822
History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1

J.J. Barthelemy. Atlas Des Oeuvres Complètes.

Paris, A. Belin, Bossnage Père & Frères, 1822. Oblong small folio. Original half-leather cover. With title page and 69 maps (see detailed below). Good condition. Binding with light wear to spine and edges. Small piece of leather is missing on spine. Marbled endpapers. Interior mostly good. Paper slightly browned, sometimes with light spots. Two maps with image loss. One print is loose.

This beautiful atlas contains two parts:

The first part includes the maps and prints of Anacharsis's journey: 40 numbered maps on 39 sheets, with some errors in the numbering:
- no. 1-2 damaged, with significant image loss (see photos).
- 2 prints numbered 18, one of which should actually have number 20, according to the index.
- this print number 20 is loose.
- no. 22-23 is one map with two numbers
- no. 38 is mistakenly numbered 28.

The second part contains 29 miscellaneous prints relating to Antiquity in Greece and the Greek script. The prints are numbered 1-28 (there is one print 11 and a print 11-bis).

See pictures.

Will be sent insured.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
J.J. Barthelemy
Book Title
Atlas Des Oeuvres Complètes
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1822
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Parijs, A. Belin, Bossnage Père & Frères
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
69
Dimensions
22×29.5 cm
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