Nouvel Atlas des Enfans.

Cartographer(s): B. Vlam
Date: 1776
Place: Amsterdam
Dimensions: 10 x 17 x 2.5 cm (book)
Condition Rating: VG

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Early example of a French educational atlas, published in Amsterdam at the height of the American Revolution.


Children’s Atlas or a new method for learning geography with a new treatise on the sphere. In addition to extensive pedagogical text explaining the principles of geography, the atlas contains 22 folding maps, including a world map and a map of the Americas.

In addition to this, the treatise of the sphere contains two folding plates, one representing the sphere and another representing the systems.

It was written in French and published in Amsterdam in 1776 – the same year the Declaration of Independence was signed.


Condition Description

There is some soiling and spotting throughout; the original binding is complete (frontispiece + 22 folding maps +2 folding plates).