A very large and rare map of Port Louis and Lorient by Le Rouge
The copper engraved map published by G. L. le Rouge in 1750 and printed from two plate. It shows the area around Lorient in Brittany with a compass rose, a decorative cartouche and three sailing ships. Only a handful examples of this map can be found in libraries around the world.
Evidence of several vertical old folds, very good condition.
G. L. le Rouge was a French military engineer, hydrographer and cartographer. He produced a wide rang of attractive cartographic work. He held a position of Geographical Engineer to King Louis XV.
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George Louis le Rouge: Les Environs de l'orient et du Port Louis. Dédiés à Monseigneur le comte d'Argençon Ministre et Secretaire d'Etat de la....
Antique map of Port Louis, Lorient, Bretagne, Brittany. Printed in Paris by G. L. le Rouge in 1750.
France - le Rouge, George Louis - Les Environs de l'orient et du Port Louis....