GEOGRAPHY BOOK: METHODE ABREGEE ET FACILE POUR APPRENDRE LA GEOGRAPHIE; OU L'ON DECRIT LA FORME DU GOUVERNEMENT DE CHAQUE PAYS, SES QUALITES, LES MOEURS DE SES HABITANS, & CE QU'IL Y A DE PLUS REMARQUABLE.
A classic book on geography, also known as géographie de Crozat and used in French education for almost a century, was written for a female student Marie Anne Crozat, by Abbot Laurent François.
Author: Laurent FRANÇOIS (1698-1782), text; Gilles Robert de VAUGONDY (1688–1766), maps.
Place and Year: Paris: Brocas 1751.
Technique: 8°. XVI, 552 pp., contemporary simple paper binding (Good, old annotations on title page, ink stains on pp. 310-314, binding slightly scuffed and worn).
A detailed school book on geography includes 17 folding maps, made by Robert de Vaugoundy: Map of the World, Europe, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Poland, Russia in Europe, Turkey, Asia, Africa, North America, South America,
The geography book was first published in 1705 for Marie Anne Crozat (1695-1729), daughter of Antoine Crozat Marquis de Chatel, a French banker (1655 - 1738).