Antique Map of France by Brion de la Tour (1766)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Edges browned. Top middle fold with tiny tear, not affecting image. Light staining and soiling in the margins. A few minor spots. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1766
  • Overall size: 38 x 29.3 cm.
  • Image size: 30.5 x 27.5 cm.

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.. Antique Map of France by Brion de la Tour (1766)

Description: Antique map titled 'La France, divisée en ses quarante Gouvernemens Généraux.' Attractive map of France by Brion de la Tour, published by Desnos. The decorative border was printed from a separate copper plate. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Louis Brion de la Tour'after 'Louis-Charles Desnos'. 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.