Folio manuscript world atlas by a young lady

CROUZET, Hortense – Atlas Géographique composé de 11 Cartes. Dessiné par Mlle. Hortense Crouzet eleve de l’Institution de Mlle Roullet pour le concours des prix de l’année 1824. France, 1824. Manuscript Title, 11 folded manuscript maps with outline color. fol. 14.37 x 9.65 inch / 365 x 245 mm. Contemporary green gilt half leather, some rubbed and bumped.

Rare detailed manuscript atlas from the first half of the 19th century drawn by a young French lady. The maps were designed after the maps of the French geographer Felix Delamarche including World Map, Europe, 2 x France, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antique Greece, Near East and Antique Egypt.

The atlas stands out for his very fine and neatly drawn maps of which all are dated and signed.

EUR 1500,-