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Creator:
Roujoux, P. G. (Prudence Guillaume), baron de, 1779-1836.
Title:
Le monde en estampes ou Géographie des cinq parties du monde, précédée d'un précis de géographie universelle, ouvrage consacré à l'instruction et à l'amusement de la jeunesse, orné de cent cinquante gravures en taille-douce et de cartes ... Par le chevalier de Roujoux ...
Published/Created:
Paris, A. Nepveu, 1828.
Physical Description:
3 p.., 3, [1], 387, [5] p. 79 plates, 12 maps. 13 x 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G136 R7 1828
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Although the "Tableau indicatif du placement des gravures" calls for 75 plates, there are 79 in this copy. One plate to face p. 150 is wanting, and facing p. 2, 192, 216, 220, and 283 are five extra plates.
BAC : Maps by A.L.J. Baratte. One plate signed N.L. Rousseau, père; the preface assigns most of the others to Collin, Dutailli, Garnerey, Olagnon, and Rigaud.
BAC : Page 3 (1st group of paging) misnumbered 5.
Added t.-p., illus.
"Soixante-quinze planches oblongues offrent chacune deux groupes de deux, trois et quatre personnages, ou cent cinquante groupes distincts. Il en résulte près de cinq cents costumes de personnages divers."
Imperfect: two plates wanting.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress.
Geography -- Pictorial works.
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