Atlas des Enfans ou Methode Nouvelle, courte, Facile et Demonstrative, Pour Apprendre la Geographie
by Schneider, Jan Herman; Christiaan Sepp (cartographer)
Amsterdam: Chez J. H. Schneider, 1766. 2nd. Leather bound. New edition; Corrected and Expanded. 12mo. , vi, 213,  pp. Half-title; engraved frontispiece and vignette on title page; 22 hand-colored folding maps and 2 hand-colored folding plates. "Avec Nouveau Traité de la Sphere"with the same imprint, maps numbered XXIII and XXIV, and separate pagination, 40 pp. Full tree calf; red leather spine label with gilt lettering; 5 raised bands, gilt decoration & lettering to spine; marbled endpapers; green silk ribbon marker. Rubbing along joints with spine ends starting to separate; wear to extremities, corner boards showing; early owner name to tile page; a very good copy. First published in 1760, here is the corrected and expanded edition of a children's introduction to geography and astronomy. The maps show the countries and continents in outline to be identified by the pupil through the text. The second part of the text introduces children to globes and their usage.
(Inventory #: 17513)
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