1 Old Antique map/ Algeria Egypt / Virtual Rare Map Fair


Title: [Antique, old map of North Africa] Partie de L' Afrique en deca de l' Equateur, comprenant l' Egypte, La Barbarie, La Nigritte &tc.
Author: Brion la Tour, L. / L. Ch. Desnos.
PlaceAndYear: Paris, 1769.
Description: Louis Brion de la Tour (1756-1823), ' Atlas General, Civil et Ecclesiastique', 1766, ' Atlas General', 1790-98. Louis Charles Desnos (fl.1750-70), Le Rouge's 'Atlas Nouveau Portatif', 1756, ' Atlas General et elementaire', 1768-69.

A map from Louis Charles Desnos' atlas 'Atlas General et elementaire', depicting Africa north of the equator, with on both sides of the map an explanatory text, but except a description of the Congo, it is a description of the east coast of Africa not depicted in this map. The geographiccontent of the interior is limited to a few of the rivers and with the Nile river originating in the Mountains of the Moon with two small lakes.
Dimensions: 235 x 265 mm
Reference: Norwich, Africa, map 301.
Colouring: coloured
Condition: good
  • Number: 1012363 (1800)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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