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1766. Partie De L'Afrique en deca de L'Equateur … 1766

  • Partie De L'Afrique en deca de L'Equateur … 1766

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Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 2554x2247 px
Disk Size: 
 1.33716MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Paris

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Printing at 72 dpi 
  35.47 х 31.21
Printing at 150 dpi 
 17.03 х 14.98
Printing at 300 dpi 
 8.51 х 7.49

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Partie De L'Afrique en deca de L'Equateur … 1766

Decorative map of the Northern half of Africa, showing nice coastal detail and some detail in the interior. Includes countries, native tribes, cities, mountains, rivers, islands and other points of interest. Ornate decorative border.

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:
2554x2247 px
Disk:
1.33716MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Paris
Author:
Louis Brion de la Tour.
$14.99

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