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Publisher: DESNOS / BRION.
Title: L'Amerique dressee pour l'etude de la geogrpahie. . .
Published in: Paris, 1786
Size: 11.1 x 12.3 inches.
28.2 x 31.2 cm.

Condition: In very good condition, centrefold as issued, lightly age toned, margins complete, slim in places. Nicely coloured.
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A 1786 map of the North America and South America by French cartographer Louis Brion de la Tour. Showing the whole of North and South America with a number of interesting cartographic features. The American northwest is largely ill defined though it is highly suggestive of the French conception of a water route through North America.
The region of the Apache American Indian tribe is noted and the Pacific Northwest is titled ' Nouvelle Albion.' Texas is labelled 'Nouvelle Mexique' and shows it as distinct from Mexico or 'Nouvelle Espagne.'
With a decorative title cartouche and rococo style border surrounding the map. Numerous Galleons are seen in both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Coloured by region or country.

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