Lille. Société de Saint Augustin. 1890. Stock ID #159810
27 colour full page maps with accompanying text on opposite page, thumb index, original paper covered boards. Paper on upper cover a little abraded in places and chipped with a little loss in two small places, browned, edges and corners worn. Thumb index and endapers soiled, some light even browning but overall very good. The maps in particular are very good and clean. A handsome scarce atlas. 52 x 38cm. Adrien Launay (1853 - 1927) a Catholic priest in the Société des Missions Étrangères was the author of many books on the Society's history and that of many of the individual missions. The text in this atlas provides details of the history and geography of the region on the map opposite. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159810).