Item #: 15801
Cartographer: BRION, de la TOUR
Publication Date: 1766
Condition: Very Good
Size: 11" x 12"
Classic copperplate engraved map of the eastern hemisphere, set within a separately engraved and printed decorative border. Australia joined to Tasmania and New Guinea, with much of the coast only suggested. Mountains of the Moon as source of the Nile. Early Japan configuration. Many other interesting features. Original outline and wash color. Published by Desnos. Single fold as issued. Some oxidation and browning of pigment. Trimmed close at top and bottom as usual. Published in Paris.