"Chine, et Indes Avec les Isles", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Subject: China and Southeast Asia
Period: 1766 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
12 x 10.8 inches
30.5 x 27.4 cm
Very decorative sheet with decorative cartouche. An elaborate rococo border (printed from a separate plate) surrounds the map and adds a second plate mark. Good detail of major rivers and cities from Persia to the Philippines. Includes all of the East Indies and locates Ternate in the Spice Islands. Dated 1766 but published in 1770. A very handsome map.
On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with nice original coloring. A couple small spots, still very good.