C1786

Sphere Droite. Sphere Parallele.

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (fl 1756 - 1803)

Pair of armorial spheres with an ornate Rococo frame border, From Desnos, Atlas General, Civil, Ecclesiatique et Militaire…., Paris.

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Full Title:

Sphere Droite. Sphere Parallele.

Date:

C1786

Mapmaker:

Louis Brion De La Tour (fl 1756 - 1803)

Condition:

A little spotting to right margin (will matt over), otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

310mm 
x 285mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sphere Droite. Sphere Parallele. - Antique Map from 1786

Genuine antique
dated:

1786

Description:

Pair of armorial spheres with an ornate Rococo frame 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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