L' Allemagne, Dressee sur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius, sur...

Guillaume de l'Isle (*1675 - 1726)
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1745.

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Large, detailed engraved map of Germany and surroundings by G. de l'Isle. Shows parts of England and France in the west, Denmark in the north, Poland in the east and parts of Switzerland and Italy in the south.

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CartographerGuillaume de l'Isle
TitleL' Allemagne, Dressee sur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius, sur celles de Messieurs de l' Academie Royale des Sciences
Publisher, YearCovens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1745
Plate Size48.5 x 61.0 cm (19.1 x 24.0 inches)
Sheet Size52.0 x 64.0 cm (20.5 x 25.2 inches)

Condition

Larger tear left to centrefold backed.

Cartographer

The de L'Isle family was one of the most influential Geographers of the early 18th century in France. Claude de L'Isle, born 1644, had four sons, of which Guillaume was the most notable. Guillaume was born 1675 and became member of the Académie Royale des Sciences with the age of twenty-seven, and was honoured later with the title Premier Géographe du Roi. His largest project, the Atlas de Géographie, was published until 1774 in Paris and Amsterdam (Covens and Mortier). He died in 1726.

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Guillaume de l'Isle: L' Allemagne, Dressee sur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius, sur celles de Messieurs de l' Academie....
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1745.

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