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An early 18th century pocket atlas

CHIQUET, Jacques.

Le nouveau et curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix.
Paris: Chiquet, 1719. Oblong 4to, modern half calf gilt with original marbled boards. Engr. title, 3 plates & celestial map, all uncoloured, and 23 maps in outline colour, with 31 text pages.

One of only two works published by the French cartographer Jacques Chiquet (1673-1721), both published in 1719. As he died only two years later his works are very uncommon.

The maps are the world & continents (North & South America), Turkish Empire and the European countries.


Stock ID : 10584

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£2,200

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Stock Id :10584

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An early 18th century pocket atlas

CHIQUET, Jacques.

Le nouveau et curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix.
Paris: Chiquet, 1719. Oblong 4to, modern half calf gilt with original marbled boards. Engr. title, 3 plates & celestial map, all uncoloured, and 23 maps in outline colour, with 31 text pages.

One of only two works published by the French cartographer Jacques Chiquet (1673-1721), both published in 1719. As he died only two years later his works are very uncommon.

The maps are the world & continents (North & South America), Turkish Empire and the European countries.


Stock ID : 10584

£2,200

£2,200

Return To Listing