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1825. Carte Geographique, Statisique et Historique De Massachusetts

  • Carte Geographique, Statisique et Historique De Massachusetts

Carte Geographique, Statisique et Historique De Massachusetts information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 15905x12095 px
Disk Size: 
 34.0915MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Paris

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Printing at 72 dpi 
  220.9 х 167.99
Printing at 150 dpi 
 106.03 х 80.63
Printing at 300 dpi 
 53.02 х 40.32

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Carte Geographique, Statisique et Historique De Massachusetts

Fine early map of Massachusetts, colored by county and showing the various towns, roads, rivers, bridges, and a host of other details.

One of the earliest obtainable maps of Massachusetts printed in Europe.

Surrounded by text describing the state, its population, governors, religion, education, commerce, climate, topography and other details. From the French edition of Carey & Lea's American Atlas.

The French edition is known for being a superior work, using better paper and a superior engraving technique.

Jean Alexandre Buchon (1791-1849) was a French scholar and historian. Born as the French Revolution raged, Buchon was dedicated to recovering France’s history in order to help the country heal and grow. He gathered French stories and published them as part of Collection des chroniques nationales franciases ecrites en langue vulgaire, du XIe au XVIe siècle (4 vols, 1824-1829). He also compiled and published an exploration collection and several histories, particularly about medieval France.

For geography, his most important contribution was publication of the French edition of Carey & Lea’s American Atlas in 1825. Each page of the atlas includes highly detailed text about the state or territory depicted, as well as a map of the area. The French edition is generally considered in high regard as compared to other editions, as it has quality paper and superior engraving.


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Year of creation:
Size:
15905x12095 px
Disk:
34.0915MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Paris
Author:
Jean Alexandre Buchon.
$14.99

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