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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Louis Brion de la Tour

Carte du pays des Hottentots

Published: Chez le Sr. Desnos, Paris, 1766

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Attractively outline coloured French map of the Cape with an inset of the SW corner, based on the map by Nicolas-Louis de  Lacaille who measured the shape of Earth at Cape Town in 17532 & 3.

The maps is from Brion de la Tour's Atlas Géneral, Civil et Ecclésiastique (Paris, 1766) published by Desnos, who published many of his atlases.

Louis Brion de la Tour, (1743–1803) was an 18th-century French geographer and demographer. His official title was Ingénieur Géographe du Roi ("King's Engineer Geographer"). 

  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 35.5 X 42
  • Sold By: Roger Stewart Antiquarian
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  • Country: South Africa
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