BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis.
PARTIE DE L’AFRIQUE en deca l’Équator.
In the mid-eighteenth century, French mapmaking was at its peak. Brion de la Tour was one of its most prolific cartographers. This beautiful decorated little map of Africa north of the equator, elegantly surrounded by an ornate engraved uncoloured frame, is a fine example of the period.
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Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Size: 30 x 28 cm. (12 x 11 inches).