"L'Ecosse Dressee comformement aux Observations Astronomiques et aux Itineraires", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Period: 1770 (dated)
Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire
Color: Hand Color
20.2 x 14.2 inches
51.3 x 36.1 cm
A very decorative map of Scotland with a fine title cartouche within map. The map is flanked by two columns of French text and surrounded by a wide rococo-style frame with students studying geography and cartographic instruments. The map (10 x 9") and decorative border were printed from two separate plates and assembled with the text for this beautiful atlas. Map fully colored, cartouche and decorative border uncolored.
Crisp impression. Toned along fold with a couple of tiny spots.