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  • Title/Content of Map: L'Amerique showing early independent United States
  • Date Printed: 1806
  • Cartographer: Janvier/Vaugondy
  • Material/Medium: Paper
  • Size: 19" x 15"

    Hand colored. Copperplate engraving. Showing the expanding territory of the recently independent United States. Florida is still Spanish. Cook's discovers are seen and Alaska is taking shape.

    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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    Janvier/Vaugondy: Antique Map of the Americas, 1806

    Estimate $60 - $70Nov 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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