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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1766Brion de la Tour, LouisParisSphere de Copernic ~ Sphere de Ptolemee ~ Globe Terrestre ~ Globe Celeste$600 Picture

A pair of engraved maps with hand colored wash.

Size: 11-1/2 inches X 15-3/4 inches

Map Type: Atlas

These are excellent copies with good colors. Light age spotting throughout and age darkened along the crease line..

This pair of maps are decorative illustration of four globes representing both earth and sky. They have a distinctive decorative picture frame border.

Taken from Atlas General, Civil et Ecclesiastique. French map making was at it's peak in the mid-eighteenth century, and Louis Brion de la Tour was one of France's most prolific cartographers.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 191, Brion de la Tour, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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