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Author Name    Dainville. F. de

Title   Le Théâtre Françoys: Tours 1594 (Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: A Series of Atlases in Facsimile, Second Series Volume V)

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition Thus

Size   Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall

Publisher   Amsterdam Theatrum Orbis Terrarum 1966

Illustrator   Tavernier, Gabriel

Seller ID   007673

Ceci est une édition bilingue en français et en anglais. Initialement publié par Maurice Bouguereau, libraire, Tours, France. Avec une note bibliographique par F. de Dainville. This is a bilingual edition in French and in English. First published by Maurice Bouguereau, bookseller, Tours, France. With a bibliographical note by F. de Dainville. A facsimile edition reproduced from an atlas in the British Museum, London. Printed and presumed bound in the Netherlands. Buckskin-colored, linen-like cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped emblem to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners, except for a trivial bump to the top corner of the front board. Immensely clean binding. 17.5 x 11.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Lovely cream-colored matte stock throughout. XVI plus numerous unnumbered pages. Numerous B&W illustrations, including atlas text pages and 16 double-page maps. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Superb DJ in shades of deep tan, white and black. DJ, unclipped and exceptionally clean. DJ in a clear Mylar DJ protector. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. An over-sized book. A reproduction of the 1570 Atlas which is This rare volume, first published in 1594, constitutes the first national atlas of France and is considered by many to be the true first modern atlas. Of this rare atlas only seven copies are known to be extant.

Price = 95.00 USD

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