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Lot 0009
  • Title/Content of Map: 1750's Western Hemisphere
  • Date Printed: 1750's
  • Cartographer: Robert de Vaugondy
  • Material/Medium: Paper
  • Size: 6" x 8"

    Hand colored copperplate engraved. Published in Paris.

    Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766) was one of the leading cartographers in France during the 18th century, along with his son Didier Robert de Vaugondy. Together, they published one of the most important atlases of the 18th century, "The Atlas Universel". In this atlas, old sources were verified and corrected by integrating innovations in astronomical observations, as well as modern longitues and latitudes.

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    Excellent

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    Vaugondy: Antique Map of Western Hemisphere, 1750s

    Estimate $40 - $50Nov 15, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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