PCT-58783

Antique Map of South America by Brion de la Tour (c.1766)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Edges slightly browned. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1766
  • Overall size: 38.3 x 29.3 cm.
  • Image size: 30 x 27.7 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Chili, Paraguay, Bresil, Amazones et Perou (..)'. Very decorative map of South America with Chili, Paraguay, Brazil and Peru. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: 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.