Gorgeous large highly detailed of Asia, providing remarkable detail of the overland routes and railroads traversing the continent, one of the few atlas maps to focus on roads and trade routes. The map includes remarkable cartographic and topographic details, including mountains, rivers, towns, islands, etc. A color coding key helps identify the Russian, English, French, Portugese and Turkish colonial regions. Marvelous detail in Chinese and Indian Central Asia. Decorative swash letter title. Dufour's Atlas Universel was one of the great large format French atlases of the mid 19th Century.
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