“FRANCE, in DEPARTMENTS.” Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, A New General Atlas, 1827. Very fine map with full original hand-coloring, engraved by Young & Delleker. (Image: 8 ½ x 11 ¼’’)
This handsome historical map depicts France with departments named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown and major cities, towns, waterways, mountains and islands are located. A fine example from Finley’s atlas, which was highly praised for its elegance and clarity.