"Le Danemark divise par Provinces et Dioceses sous une Metropole", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Period: 1766 (dated)
Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire
Color: Hand Color
22 x 17.5 inches
55.9 x 44.5 cm
Finely engraved map from one of the most decorative French atlases of the 18th Century. Extends to show all islands including Bornholm and includes most of Schleswig-Holstein. Decorative rococo-style cartouche. The map (10 x 9.2") is surrounded in an elaborate baroque-style border featuring cherubs using globes and cartographic instruments and flanked by panels of French text.
References: cf. Phillips (A) #3509.
On thick paper with good margins. Trace of centerfold toning, else very good.