Les Isles Britanniques by Georges-Louis Le Rouge

Les Isles Britanniques by Georges-Louis Le Rouge

Code: 53740

£225.00 Approx $281.6, €248.62
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Date: 1744

Les Isles Britanniques ou les Royaumes d’Angleterre, d’Ecosse et d’Irlande.  Divisee par Provinces.  Par et chez le Sr Le Rouge Ingenieur Geographe du Roy.  Copper engraving with original hand colouring.  Overall sheet size: 78.3cms x 55.2cms; 632mm x 491mm. Few small edge tears else very good condition.  Inset top right of Faroe and Shetland Isles and also another of Guernsey and Jersey.

Georges-Louis le Rouge was a French military engineer, hydrographer and cartographer. He produced many maps and also published esteemed engravings of European gardens. He held the position of Geographical Engineer to King Louis XV.