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Georges-Louis Le Rouge

Lot 43009: Le Rouge - 4 Maps of West Indies Islands (Jamaica, Bermuda, Antigua, Martinique, Saint Domingue or Haiti)

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

July 9, 2022
Franklin, TN, US

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Description

This fine map with original hand coloring is from Georges-Louis Le Rouge's Atlas Nouveau Portatif a l'usage des Militaires… The work was published in Paris by Le Rouge in 1767.

Le Rouge served as the engineer-geographer to King Louis XV. His purpose to create this work was to bring together "more exact maps than those which have appeared until now." He placed a higher importance on exact geography than current treatises as "to want to learn geography without good maps, it is wanting to reason with figures without ever having learned to draw."

Dimensions

~ 12 1/4" by 9 1/4"

Artist or Maker

Georges-Louis Le Rouge

Medium

Engraving with Original Outline Color

Date

1767

Condition Report

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There may be some faint offset or minor imperfections to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

Literature

Atlas Nouveau Portatif a l'usage des Militaires…

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