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L'Asie pour la Concorde de la Geographie des different ages. Lattre c1764

L'Asie pour la Concorde de la Geographie des different ages. Lattre c1764

Lattre engraved map by Pluche c1764. Antique map of Asia combining the geography from the different ages.

Early map by N.A. Pluche, engraved on copper by Jean Lattre c1764 (with later hand-colour). A small map by a French priest known as the Abbott, Noel Antoine Pluche (1688-1761), it was engraved for a pocket atlas published posthumously in Paris in 1764 by Freres Estienne (the Estienne Brothers). Jean Lattre flourished as a mapmaker between 1743 and 1793. Lattre was a bookseller, engraver, and mapmaker who published a number of maps and atlases in conjunction with other cartographers, including Jean Janvier, Rigobert Bonne and Charles Fran├žois Delamarche in France, Santini in Italy, and William Faden in London. He was appointed Graveur Ordinaire du Roi (Engraver to the King) from 1776 to 1782. 

To its border this map measures 14 x 20cm (5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches), on a page measuring 165 x 200mm (6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches), with a double and single vertical fold (to accommodate publication in a pocket atlas, and there is a small tear into the margin at left.

Stock Number: apPL.As39Price: $165.00

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