"Carte des Pays et Principaux Lieux Connus dans les premiers ages du Monde", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Subject: Near and Middle East
Period: 1786 (dated)
Publication: Atlas General, civil, ecclesiastique et militaire
Color: Hand Color
12.3 x 10.8 inches
31.2 x 27.4 cm
Decorative map of the Near and Middle East includes Arabia and Egypt. The map shows the political divisions and topographical features but little other detail. It is adorned with a fine title cartouche and surrounded in a rococo style border that was printed from a separate copperplate.
Original color with some minor offsetting, overall very good.