A miniature atlas of England in French

By DEPPING, George Bernhard, 1828 

L’Angleterre. ou description historique et topographique du Royaume Uni de la Grande-Bretagne

British Isles
  • Author: DEPPING, George Bernhard
  • Publication place: Brussels
  • Publication date: 1828.
  • Physical description: Third edition. Six parts bound in three volumes, 8vo (155 by 110mm), 75 maps and views, original outline hand-colour, views stipple engraving with aquatint, slight damp staining to outer margins, contemporary quarter calf over brown marbled paper boards, spine gilt, red morocco label lettered in gilt.
  • Inventory reference: 2496

Notes

An attractive work on the history and topography of England. The work contains 75 maps and views. The views are stipple engraved with aquatint. The maps are by Aristide Michel Perrot and engraved by Mme Migneret. Each map is surrounded by fine depictions of the counties manufacture and most notable attractions. The text is by George Bernard Depping a naturalised Frenchman who was born in Münster, in 1784, and became a professor of German and a member of the French Royal Society of Antiquaries. 

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