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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1764Brion de la Tour, LouisParisL'Angleterre divisee en 5 grandes Parties, subdivisees en 52 Comtes; et partagee en 2 Provinces Ecclesiastiques . . . 1766 $425 Picture

An engraved map, with hand colored wash

Size:12 inches X 11 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is an excellent copy, with strong engraving and vivid colors. Archivally framed in a carved wooden frame, outside dimensions 18-1/2 inches X 20-3/4 inches.

Louis Brion de la Tour (1756-1823) was the Royal Cartographer for Frances' King Louis XV. This map was taken from his deluxe version of Atlas Generale, Civil et Ecclesiastique, Methodique et Elementaire pour l'etude de la geographie et de l'historie.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 191 Brion de la Tour, Louis, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999; A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 3509, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909

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