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Suite de l'Histoire de Rome Depuis l'An 3979, jusqu' à l'An 3982: Desnos c. 1770

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  • Title: Suite de l'Histoire de Rome Depuis l'An 3979, jusqu' à l'An 3982
  • Author: Louis Charles Desnos
  • Date: c. 1770
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good Plus - light age toning and foxing, issued center fold
  • Inches: 21 1/2 x 15 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 54.61 x 38.1 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 222055

Map of the Roman Empire showing the Italian peninsula, Dalmatia, Greece, Asia Minor, Syria, Judea, Egypt, and Libya, among other regions.

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, to the left and right of the map.