"Les Pays Bas Francois Autrichiens, et Hollandois, Divisee en Provinces Civiles et Esslesiastiques", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Subject: Netherlands and Belgium
Period: 1770 (published)
Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire
Color: Hand Color
22 x 17.5 inches
55.9 x 44.5 cm
A decorative copper engraved map that focuses on Holland and Belgium and extends to include portions of France and Germany. Decorative rococo-style cartouche. The map (10.2 x 9.1") 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.
Lightly toned along centerfold, else very good.