E205 -- Atlas Geographicus, Praefatio
(Preface to the Geographic Atlas)
Originally published with the full title: Praefatio.
Atlas geographicus omnes orbis terrarum regiones in XLI tabulis exhibens. Jussu academiae
regiae scient. et eleg. litt. Boruss. ad emendatiora, quae adhuc prodiere exempla descriptus
atque ad usum potissimum scholarum et institutionem juventutis editus.
The introduction contains 9
divided pages with Latin text on the left and French on the right (pp. III-XI).
Originally published in Berolini, 1753, pp.
Opera Omnia: Series 3, Volume 2, pp. 305 - 317
- A new edition of the atlas, containing 44 maps, appeared in Berlin in 1760 with the title and
introduction in German, French and Latin [E205a].
- The Euler Archive has obtained digital photographs of the 1760 Berlin edition of the Atlas. The text (pages 2-8) is written in German. There are photographs of all the maps except for Map 44 (Mare Pacificum), which was missing from the Atlas that was photographed. To see a high resolution copy of an image, click on the image below.
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