Description: A very decorative map of Switzerland with a fine title cartouche within the map and surrounded by a rococo-style border. The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Louis Brion de la Tour ( France , 1756 - France , 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 (fl. 1750-1790) a the Danish royal cartographer. His most important work is generally considered to be his General Atlas of 1766. Among his most important works is also noted in the '" Atlas General Civil et Militaire Eclesiastique méthodique Elementaire et pour l'etude de la geographie et de l'historie . "
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: Sheet app.: 38.5 x 29 cm - 15.25 x 11.25 inch. Image app.: 30.5 x 28 cm – 12 x 11 inch. Condition: Very good, with light browned edges. Fold as published.