Carte Itineraire et Générale de France. Key map. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771
Carte Itineraire et Générale de France. Key map. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771

Carte Itineraire et Générale de France. Key map. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771

Carte Itineraire et Générale des 18 Feuilles de l’indicateur de France où sont distingueés les Routes Meridionales, Orientales, Septentrionales et Occidentales par raport à Paris. Chez Desnos Libraire et Ingenieur pour les Globes et Spheres, Rue St. Jacques au Globe et a la Sphere. Antique eighteenth century copperplate atlas map with original hand colour, and ornate border. The flanking columns of descriptive text were stuck onto the sheet at the time of publication, 1771. Title of map:’Carte Itineraire et Générale des 18 Feuilles de l’indicateur de France où sont distingueés les Routes Meridionales, Orientales, Septentrionales et Occidentales par raport à Paris. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below. Key map of France, showing the main roads from Paris. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 56.5 x 44.0cm, 22.25 x 17.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map. ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Louis Brion de la Tour / Louis Desnos. PROVENANCE: “Atlas General méthodique et élémentaire, pour l’étude de la géographie et de l’histoire moderne”, mis au jour et éxécute par le Sr. Desnos, a Paris chez Desnos Libraire, et Ingénieur Géographe pour les Globes et Spheres de sa Majesté Danoise, Rue S. Jacques, a l’Enseigne du Globe et de la Sphere. Avec privilege du Roi MDCCLXX. TYPE: Antique eighteenth century copperplate atlas map with original hand colour, and ornate border. The flanking columns of descriptive text were stuck onto the sheet at the time of publication. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Light crease. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term’original’ when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print’ means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. English law shall apply. The item “Carte Itineraire et Générale de France. Key map. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771″ is in sale since Thursday, September 14, 2017. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “richben1066″ and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Source (Media Type): Atlas
  • Size: Approx 56.5 x 44.0cm, 22.25 x 17.25 inches
  • Provenance/Origin: Please scroll down – see detail below
  • Original/ Repro: Original
  • Date Printed: 1771
  • Original/Reproduction: Original (defined below-doesn’t imply uniqueness)
  • Item condition: Good- please read full description below
  • Verso: There is nothing on the reverse, which is plain
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