"Carte d'Europe Dressee pour l'Usage du Roy…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier
Period: 1739 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
23.3 x 18.8 inches
59.2 x 47.8 cm
This densely engraved map of Europe depicts towns, roads, rivers, lakes, counties, etc. The decorative title cartouche is surmounted by the French Royal coat of arms. Engraved by Johannes Condet. The Latin title above neatline, Europa Accurate in Imperia, Regna, Status & populos Divisa, ad Usum Ludovici XV Galliarum Regis, dedicates the map to King Louis XV.
Light impression, original outline color with a few faint spots and a couple of short tears in blank margins, far from map image.