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1766. Chili, Paraguay, Bresil, Amazones et Perou … 1766

  • Chili, Paraguay, Bresil, Amazones et Perou … 1766

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Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 2601x2233 px
Disk Size: 
 1.36874MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Paris

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Printing at 72 dpi 
  36.13 х 31.01
Printing at 150 dpi 
 17.34 х 14.89
Printing at 300 dpi 
 8.67 х 7.44

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Chili, Paraguay, Bresil, Amazones et Perou … 1766

A striking map of most of South America, colored by countries. Shows a still primitive mapping of most of the interior of the continent.

Deluxe edition, with decorative printed borders.

Louis Brion de la Tour (ca. 1743-1803) was a French geographer and demographer. Little is known about Louis’ early life, but some glimpses of his professional life survive. He did achieve the title of Ingénieur Géographe du Roi. Much of his work was done in partnership with Louis Charles Desnos, who was bookseller and geographical engineer for globes to the Danish Crown. He worked on the Indicateur fidèle ou guide des voyageurs, qui enseigne toutes les routes royales between 1762 and 1785. During his career he also worked on several atlases. By 1795, he had gained a pension from the National Assembly. Perhaps this pension was granted in part because his son, also Louis Brion de la Tour (1763-1823), was an engraver who made Revolutionary prints, as well as maps.


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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
2601x2233 px
Disk:
1.36874MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Paris
Author:
Louis Brion de la Tour.
$14.99

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