A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

join our mailing list

Follow us on

facebook link

Altea Gallery on Twitter

Altea Gallery on Twitter

Records: 1 to 2 of 2
  BRITISH ISLES 

DESNOS, Louis Charles. [Mid-18th century wall map of the British Isles]
Les Isles Britanniques, où sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre et d'Ëcosse, que nous appellons Grande-Bretagne et celey d'Irlande. Paris, 1766. Coloured. Four sheets conjoined, total 1060 x 850mm. Laid on linen.
A large and colourful map of the British Isles, marking the major roads, with insets of the Shetlands and Orkneys and a large title cartouche.
[Ref: 16860]    £2,500.00 ($3,205 • €2,780 rates)


  EUROPE 
 France 

DESNOS, Louis Charles. [Map of France on the cusp of Revolution]
La France divisée en ses Principaux Gouvernements Avec toutes les Routes de ce Royaume, dressée sur les observations de Mess.rs. de l'Académie des Sciences, dédiée et présentée au Roy. Paris, 1782. Fine original colour.
An uncommon map of France published seven years before the French Revolution of 1789, with a finely engraved title cartouche celebrating the achievements of the monarchy. Down the sides are a large plan of Paris and 15 smaller inset plans of the other cities of the country with a brief description. France is divided into the old comtés and the post roads are marked.
[Ref: 14767]    £700.00 ($897 • €778 rates)


Records: 1 to 2 of 2