Louis Brion de la Tour, Amerique Septentrionale..1783
Louis Brion de la Tour
Amerique Septentrionale ou se remarquent Les Etats Unis. Par M. Brion de la Tour, Ingenieur - Geographe de Roi
Copperplate engraving with original hand coloring
Paper Size: 20 3/4 x 29"
An interesting map of North and Central America and the West Indies by the French engineer and geographer, Brion De La Tour. The mapping of the northwest coast and western Canada, blank except for ‘Lake Quinipigon’ and the River of the West, includes information derived from De Fonte. The map is decorated with an attractive cartouche incorporating ships, cargo, a pelican, trees and a mother with two children. Library of Congress, Map and Charts of North America and the West Indies,166.