"Chine, et Indes avec les Isles; d'Apres les Descriptions les Plus Exactes", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Subject: Southern & Southeast Asia
Period: 1766 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
12.1 x 10.7 inches
30.7 x 27.2 cm
This lovely map covers the region from Persia to the Philippines, and south to include all of Indonesia. The map includes a decorative title cartouche and is surrounded by an ornate rococo-style frame that was printed from a separate plate. Brion was the former Geographer to the King of France, and Desnos was Geographer to the King of Denmark.
Original color on a bluish watermarked sheet with a few minor spots.