Brion de la Tour,Louis (fl. 1756 - 1803): Carte des Pays et Principaux Lieux Connus dans les premiers ages du Monde....
S.Desnos Paris 1772
copper engraved map with some old hand colouring and some additional recent hand colouring; paper size 29 x38 cm; plate size 28 x 31,5cm. top margin cropped to platemark; some very faint discolouration; fold as issued; a few stains; 1 scratch in left margin; o/w exc. cond.
Very decorative map of the Middle East, centred around Arabia, with elaborate border and cartouche. The border is embellished with the French coat-of-arms and floral garlands.
[ref: 3744] £250