1782 - CARTE DES COTES DE BARBARIE Large Map of North African regions (JM). Carte des Cotes de BARBARIE ou les Royaumes de Maroc, de Fez, d'Alger, de Tunis, et de Tripoli avec les Pays Circonvoisins Par M. A highly detailed and decorative map of the region of North Africa and also includes some of the north.
Countries such as Spain, Portugal, Italy, and over to Turkey. 1743 - 1793 was a Paris based bookseller, engraver, and map publisher active in the mid to late 18th century. Lattre published a large corpus of maps, globes, and atlases in conjunction with a number of other important French cartographic figures, including Janvier, Zannoni, Bonne and Delamarche. He is also known to have worked with other European cartographers such as William Faden of London and the Italian cartographer Santini.
Paris court records indicate that Lattre brought charges against several other period map publishers, including fellow Frenchman Desnos and the Italian map engraver Zannoni, both of whom he accused of copying his work. Lattre's offices and bookshop were located at 20 rue St. Born in Padua, where he studied under Giovanni Poleni.
In 1753 was commissioned to do a map of Poland by Augustus III. Later travelled to Denmark, Sweden and Prussia; taken prisoner by the French during the battle of Rossbach (1757), he was brought to Paris where he remained for over 20 years and collaborated to the'Atlas Moderne'. 1781 he travelled to Naples where he had been commissioned to revise the charter of 1769.The result is'L' Atlante Geografico del Regno di Napoli' over 32 sheets, completed in 1812. Overall size of map is 48cm x 35cm with large margins, perfect for mounting & framing CONDITION: Excellent overall condition with contemporary hand colouring and the usual centrefold, as issued. PRINTS MAPS HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS POSTAL HISTORY BOOKS POSTERS STAMPS POSTCARDS EPHEMERA And anything else that is considered Antique and made of Paper. ALL OF OUR ITEMS ARE ORIGINAL ANTIQUES - NOT MODERN COPIES. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "antiquepapercompany" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.