North & South America Old map L'Amérique Desnos 1764
Title: L'Amérique dressée pour l'étude de la géographie.
Description: A hard to find 1764 full hand colored map of the Americas by French cartographer Louis Brion de la Tour with sailing ships and a beautiful title cartouche surrounded by a decorative border.
Cartograpger: Louis Brion de la Tour (1756 - 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 (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. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: Sheet app.: 38.5 x 29 cm - 15.25 x 11.25 inch. Image app.: 30.5 x 28 cm – 12 x 11 inch. Condition: Nice map in very good condition, center fold as published.