|Method||Copper engraved with hand colour|
|Published||A Paris Chez Lattré, Avec Privil. du Roi. [c.1783]|
|Dimensions||175 x 245 mm|
A French map of the world in two hemispheres, from Petit Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes Elementaires. The coasts and borders of the continents are outlined in hand colour, and the title is enclosed in a baroque cartouche.
Jean Lattré (fl. 1743 - 1793) was an engraver, bookseller and map publisher who was active in Paris from the mid until late 18th century. He worked with French, Italian and English cartographers like Santini, Delamarche, Bonne and Faden.
Condition: Central vertical fold, as issued. Paper thinning to bottom right corner of sheet. Time toning to edges of sheet.