C1786

Le Systeme de Ptolemee. Le Systeme de Ticho-Brahe. Le Systeme de Copernic. Le Systeme de Descartes.

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (Fl 1756 - 1803)

Very decorative celestial map with a Rococo style framed border. From Desnos, Atlas General, Civil, Ecclesiatique et Militaire…., Paris.

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S/N: AGCEM-005-CEL–229671
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Full Title:

Le Systeme de Ptolemee. Le Systeme de Ticho-Brahe. Le Systeme de Copernic. Le Systeme de Descartes.

Date:

C1786

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (Fl 1756 - 1803)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

310mm 
x 280mm
AUTHENTICITY
Le Systeme de Ptolemee. Le Systeme de Ticho-Brahe. Le Systeme de Copernic. Le Systeme de Descartes. - Antique Map from 1786

Genuine antique
dated:

1786

Description:

Very decorative celestial map with a Rococo style framed border.
From Desnos, Atlas General, Civil, Ecclesiatique et Militaire…., Paris.

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (fl 1756-1803)

Beyond the fact that Brion was an engineer by profession and held the post of Ingenieur-Geographe du Roi, little is known of his career. He published a wide range of statistical works and a number of atlases, published by the well known French mapmaker Louis Charles Desnos (1725-1805).

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