"Le Danemark Divise par Provinces, et Dioceses sous une Metropole", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Period: 1766 (dated)
Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire
Color: Hand Color
22.1 x 15.9 inches
56.1 x 40.4 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 engraved by J. Aveline featuring cherubs using globes and cartographic instruments and flanked by panels of French text.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper with faint damps stains along the edges of the sheet and the centerfold.