Sphere Droite–Sphere Parallele Old map Solar System Desnos 1766
Title: Sphere Droite – Sphere Parallele
Description: Antique copper engraving of the armillary spheres with signs of the Zodiac, surrounded by a rococo-style border.
Cartographer Louis Brion de la Tour ( France , 1756 - France , 1823 ) was a Ingenieur-Geographe du Roi. De la Tour was one of the leading cartographers, his work was produced in collaboration with Louis-Charles Desnos (fl. 1750-1790) a Danish royal cartographer publisher. His most important work is generally considered to be his General Atlas of 1766. Among his most important works is also noted in the '" Atlas General Civil et Militaire Eclesiastique méthodique Elementaire et pour l'etude de la geographie et de l'historie . "
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: Sheet app.: 38 x 29 cm - 15 x 11.5 inch. Image app.: 30 x 27 cm – 11.8 x 10.8 inch. Condition: Very good engraving, light spotted higher border, center fold as published.