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Details 1878 Migeon Map of the Constantine Province, Algeria
1878 (undated) $100.00

1870 Vuillemin Map of Constantine Province, Algeria

Algeria-vuillemin-1870
$125.00
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1870 Vuillemin Map of Constantine Province, Algeria

Algeria-vuillemin-1870


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Title


Province De Constantine.
  1870 (undated)     18 x 12 in (45.72 x 30.48 cm)

Description


Beautiful, lushly exotic illustrations of flora, fauna and people border this highly detailed, colored 1870 map of colonial Algeria, or 'Province De Constantine.' Extends from the Mediterranean so to include parts of the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara.

CartographerS


J. Migeon (fl. c. 1855 - 1899) was a late 19th century map publisher based in Paris, France. At various times Migeon maintained offices at76, Rue de la Harpe, 34 Rue du Chemin des Plantes, and 11 Rue du Moulin Vert, all in Paris. His most prominent publications are the Geographie Universal in 1854 (updated through 1874) and the Nouvel Atlas Illustré de Géographie Universelle in 1891. Little is known of Migeon's life and even his first name is uncertain.


Alexandre Aimé Vuillemin (1812 - 1880) was an engraver, publisher, and editor based in Paris, France in the middle of the 19th century. Despite a prolific publishing career, much of Vuillemin's life is shrouded in mystery. In 1852, he married Josephine Caroline Goret and they had at least one child, Ernestine Adèle Vuillemin, later in the same year. What is known is that his studied under the prominent French Auguste Henri Dufour (1798 - 1865). Vuillemin's most important work his detailed, highly decorative large format Atlas Illustre de Geographie Commerciale et Industrielle.

Source


Migeon, J., Géographie Universelle, Atlas Migeon, (Paris) 1870.    

Condition


Good. Light general foxing.

References


National Library of Australia, Map Division, 26692552.