"Cercle d'Autriche divise en toutes ses Provinces…", 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 Austria with a decorative title cartouche within the 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 copper plates and assembled with the text for this beautiful atlas. Map fully colored, cartouche and decorative border uncolored.
Bit of very faint toning. Old linen repair of bottom centerfold.