1786 Desnos and de la Tour Map of the Alsace Region France (Alsace Wine Region)
1786 Desnos and de la Tour Map of the Alsace Region France (Alsace Wine Region)

1786 Desnos and de la Tour Map of the Alsace Region France (Alsace Wine Region). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Gouvernement d’Alsace Avec les Grandes Routes. Description: This is a beautiful map of the Alasace region in France by the French cartographer Louis Brion de la Tour. Oriented with north on the right, the map covers the French departments of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin. Color coding divides the map according to region and notes numerous towns, cities, rivers, forests, mountains and other topographical features. Alsace is known for its fine white wines and along with Austria and Germany, this region produces the world’s most desirable dry Rieslings. This mountainous area of the Alsace wine region and is known for its production of both Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. The region surrounding Strasbourg on the west bank of the Rhine River is known for producing Munster cheese. A beautifully engraved title cartouche adorns the top right quadrant of the map. To the left and right of the map are paste downs of French text with remarks and description of the map. Surrounding the whole is an elaborate decorative border featuring floral arrangements. This map was issued as plate no. 12 in DesnosâÃô Atlas National de France , bound with the most deluxe edition of his 1786 Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire, Pour lâÃôEtude de la Geographie et de lâÃôHistoire Moderne. Size: Printed area measures 14.5 inches high by 20.5 inches wide. Minor wear along original centerfold. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1786 Desnos and de la Tour Map of the Alsace Region France (Alsace Wine Region)” is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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