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1825. Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique Du Bresil

  • Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique Du Bresil

Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique Du Bresil information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 2673x2116 px
Disk Size: 
 1.73004MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Paris

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  37.13 х 29.39
Printing at 150 dpi 
 17.82 х 14.11
Printing at 300 dpi 
 8.91 х 7.05

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Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique Du Bresil

Nice example of Buchon's map of Brazil, published in Paris in 1825.

The map is divided by regions.

The map is exceptionally detailed, with forts, towns, villages, mountains, rivers, etc.

Overall plate size is 24 x 17 inches, surrounded by text describing the state, its population, governors, religion, education, commerce, climate topography and other details.

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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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
2673x2116 px
Disk:
1.73004MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Paris
Author:
Jean Alexandre Buchon.
$14.99

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