Antique Map of France by De L’Isle 1740
Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

Antique Map of France by De L'Isle 1740

France by Guiliaume De’L’Isle printed in 1740. Copper engraved map on hand laid paper with later hand colouring. Claude De L’Isle (known as Delisle)(1644 – 1720) was a cartographer, geographer and historian who had four sons who followed his profession. The most remarkable was Guiliaume Delisle (1675 – 1726) who was elected to the’Academie Royal des Sciences’ by the age of 27 and later appointed to the highest honour of’Premier Geographer du Roi’. His scientific approach to map making earned him the recognition as the foremost geographer of his age. His maps were published long after his death. This map was originally published in’Atlas de Geography’ in 1707. This map is from the reissued Italian version’Atlante Novissimo’ published in Venice 1740 – 50 by the journalist and publisher Giambattista Albrizza (1698 – 1777). Page size is 38cm by 49cm. Map area is in good condition for age, engravings are clear, some browning to centre fold. Fold lines as issued. See photos for condition. The item “Antique Map of France by De L’Isle 1740″ is in sale since Thursday, April 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “michaelheadman1″ and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Guillaume De L’Isle
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Year: 1740
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: France
  • Era: 1700s
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