La France

DELISLE, Guillaume

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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: J. Covens et C. Mortier
Date Published: 1739

Description: Map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 17 7/8" x 24".

Comments: Nice map of France divided into provinces. Minor aging along edges, a few small tears. Two worm holes in Catalonia near bottom center. Guillaume De L'Isle (1675--1726) was a French cartographer known for his popular and accurate maps of Europe and the newly explored Americas and Africa. He is important as the first "scientific" cartographer who incorporated the most current information on exploration and topography into his maps.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 213568


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