"Partie de l'Afrique en deca de l'Equateur Comprenau l'Egypte, la Barbarie, la Nigritie &c.", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Subject: Africa - Northern
Period: 1766 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
12.5 x 11 inches
31.8 x 27.9 cm
An attractive map of the region north of the Equator. The Nile rises from two small lakes in the Monts de la Lune. Includes a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded in an elaborately engraved rococo style border, which is printed from a separate copperplate.
Faint toning along centerfold and close trimmed at top, as issued.