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L'Amerique Dressee Pour L'Etude De La Geographie ...

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L'Amerique Dressee Pour L'Etude De La Geographie ... : L. Brion De La Tour

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A very attractive and informative map of the Americas by Louis Charles Desnos, surrounded by a separately printed and highly elaborate engraved border. Panels of descriptive letterpress are inserted between the map and the engraved borders, which are adorned with cherubs studying classical geography (represented by globes and surveying and drafting instruments). The map appeared in an atlas compiled by the French engineer, statistician and Geographer Royal, Louis Brion de la Tour (fl.1756-1803).
mapmaker: L. Brion De La Tour
place and date of publication: Paris 1764
medium and colour: copperplate, Original colour
size in mm: 370 by 535mm (14.5 by 21 inches).
ref: 27829

Price: £ 280

 
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