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    Edmond Bureau, Colonel. Atlas Geographie Militaire. Adopte Par. M. Le Ministre De La Guerre Pour L'Ecole Speciale Militaire De Saint-Cyr. Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie, 1872. Krown & Spellman retail: $400. Folio. 420 x 265mm. [8]pp. 19th century cloth over marbled boards, spine off, corners worn, dampstains to edges (double-page colored maps largely unaffected, heavier on last seven b&w maps.) extensive pencil annotations to the versos of three maps of the campaigns of 1814, the Basin of the Rhone, Frontiers of the Pyrenees describing the armies and their military leaders; several manuscript maps laid in, and two printed ones of Dahomey and French African colonies, tear in margin of half-title. 18 double page maps (14 in colors); 18 single page maps. First Edition thus. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Bureau was professor of history. geography, and military statistics at the academy at Saint-Cyr. This is a revision of the similar atlas by Theophile Lavallee [1804-66].

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