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VANDERMAELEN, Philippe Atlas universel de géographie physique, politique, statistique et minéralogique, sur l'échelle 1/1641836 ou d'une ligne par 1900 toises [...], lithographié par H. Ode. First part. - Europe. Brussels Vandermaelen 1827 Folio (54,5 x 37,5 cm): 29 maps partially hand-coloured (changed map order: after 12 follow 1, 3, 4, 8, 2, 5, 9, 6, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 13, 14, 19, 18, 24, 25, 20, 26, 21, 27; water stains). Three-quarter green morocco, marbled paper covers, gilt orn. spine (sl. used). 3rd edition of the first part of Europe of Philippe Vandermaelen's monumental atlas dedicated to the King of the Netherlands and published in instalments between 1825 & 1827. The volume contains the "Statistics of Europe according to Hassel" in 2nd ed. with table, errata and "Statistics of Turkey", the "Comparative table of the main heights of the globe", the "Assembly map of Europe" and 29 double-paged maps (complete). It is the first atlas produced by the then new printing process of lithography and the first to show the whole world in maps using a large uniform scale resulting in the most detailed maps made at the time. Ref Koeman III, Vdm 1 - Silvestre V, Atlas [3].

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