Suite de l'Histoire de Rome, 3748-3762: Desnos c. 1770

Suite de l'Histoire de Rome, 3748-3762: Desnos c. 1770

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  • Title: Suite de l'Histoire de Rome, Depuis l'An 3748, jusqu' à l'An 3762
  • Author: Louis Charles Desnos
  • Date: c. 1770
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Inches: 21 1/2 x 15
  • Centimeters: 54.61 x 38.1
  • Product ID: 222057

Map of north Africa and southern Italy including Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and Carthage.

Louis Charles Desnos (1725-1805) was a geographer, bookseller, engineer, and marketer for globes and spheres. Desnos held the coveted position of Royal Globemaker to the King of Denmark, Christian VII. The map features original hand color in outline as well as columns of French text, with remarks and details, on the left and right of the map.