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Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur N Africa. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771 map

Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur N Africa. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771 map
Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur N Africa. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771 map

Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur N Africa. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771 map

Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur, Comprenant L'Egypte, la Barbarie, La Nigritie &c. A Paris chez Desnos Ingr.

Pour les Globes et Sphères, Rue St. 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:'Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur, Comprenant L'Egypte, la Barbarie, La Nigritie &c. 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.

Northern Africa above the Equator, including Egypt, Barbary, Nigeria &c. 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. 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. The item "Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur N Africa. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771 map" 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


Partie de L'Afrique en deça de I'Equateur N Africa. DESNOS/DE LA TOUR 1771 map