Rare first edition of De Fer’s Atlas of the French Coast

By FER, Nicolas de, 1690 

Les Costes de France sur l’Ocean et sur la Mer Mediterranée…

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  • Author: FER, Nicolas de
  • Publication place: Paris
  • Publisher: De Fer
  • Publication date: 1690.
  • Physical description: Quarto (245 by 190mm), engraved title, half title, 30 engraved charts, half calf over pink paper boards, rubbed.
  • Inventory reference: 1943

Notes

As in the Library of Congress example ours lack the plate of compass roses, and the general map of France. However our example does include the text. 

Bibliography

  1. Pastoureau FER VIII A
    • Pastoureau, Mireille. (1984). Les atlas français, XVIe-XVIIe siècles. Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, Départment des cartes et plans.

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