Seller: geographicusmaps (3,906) 100%, Location: 11221, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 352466253763 1786 Desnos and de la Tour Map or Chart of the Earth's Geography CLICK HERE OR IMAGE ABOVE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION ZOOM WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS JOIN OUR WEEKLY MAILING LIST FOR NEWEST STOCK Title: Suite de la Planche precedente. Description: This is a beautiful 1786 chart by the French cartographer Louis Brion de la Tour. Includes five diagrams that depict the Longitude, Latitude, Climate, Zones, and the Antipodes of the Earth. A beautiful decorative vignette is included near the bottom border. To the left and right of the map are paste downs of French text with remarks and description of the map. Surrounding the whole is an elaborate decorative border featuring floral arrangements, surveying tools, elaborate baroque scalloping, and a winged globe. This map was issued as plate no. 7 in the most deluxe edition of Desnosâ€šÃ„Ã´ 1786 Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire, Pour lâ€šÃ„Ã´Etude de la Geographie et de lâ€šÃ„Ã´Histoire Moderne . Size: Printed area measures 14.5 inches high by 20.5 inches wide. Condition: Very good. Minor toning along original centerfold. Minor spotting at places. Original platemark visible. Minor overall toning. Shipping: Shipping rates are not negotiable. Items are shipped within three business days of receiving payment. We are happy to consolidate shipping where possible. The following shipping options are available: 1. FedEx Overnight (45 USD). USA Only. 2. FedEx Ground or Home Delivery (15 USD). USA Only. 1 - 10 days. If your address is a P.O. Box and cannot ship FedEx we will ship USPS Priority and, while we ship promptly, recent postal personnel cutbacks mean that delivery may take time. 3. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). 4. We can use your Federal Express Account. Customs: International buyers are responsible for paying duty and taxes on delivery. DHL will contact the buyer by telephone to arrange payment. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Typically, a customs duty or tax will be assessed on all parcels to Europe. Sometimes duty or tax is due in China, but is seems very random. Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan have never assessed duty on a map we shipped. Maps shipped to the UK should be duty free, but from time to time duty is assessed incorrectly by the UK customs agents. Insurance: All shipments are insured privately against loss and damage. All of our shipments require a signature. If you have any questions please feel free to email us through eBay or contact us by telephone at 646-320-8650. Additional ServicesConservation Framing Services: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. Read about it here. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration Services: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. https://www.geographicus.com/P/maprestoration BEWARE anyone attempting to contact you, from a different eBay account, claiming to represent Geographicus Antique Maps. My eBay handle is GeographicusMaps. If you are contacted by email by someone offering you my items, please call me directly to be certain you are not dealing with a con artist. My phone number is 646-320-8650. " Condition: Very good. Minor toning along original centerfold. Minor spotting at places. Original platemark visible. Minor overall toning.