Westphalia Upper & Lower Rhine Holy Roman Empire Germany 1766 Brion mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Cercles de Westphalie, Haut et Bas Rhin.
(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, Europe, Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Westphalia, Upper Rhine, Lower Rhine)
Issued Paris, 1766 by Brion de la Tour & Desnos.
Decorative mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with original hand color. Central diagram is surrounded by two columns of text which have been separately printed with movable type and then pasted onto the sheet by the publisher as issued.
Sheet remains well preserved, light scattered spotting, still a well-preserved and pleasing example, lovely visual appearance.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/8"H x 19 3/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 9"H x 10 1/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1, p. 191.