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Lot 0020
  • Map: Amerique ou Indes Occidentales.
  • Cartograper: Robert de Vaugondy
  • Place / Date: Paris / 1771
  • Size: 25" x 20"
  • Condition: outline color. light overall age toning, minor staining along outer edges of wide margins

    Robert de Vaugondy's superb Americas map with large-scale insets of Saint Domingue and Martinique, described as the major centers of French New World commerce. Louisiana is shown dominating North America, while in the oddly contoured northwest, a "Grande Riviere" flows from a salt lake west of the still free-form Rockies to the Pacific. A table to the right of the map lists all American countries and territories and to whos they belong, as well as the major religions of the New World and where they are practiced. The delightful scrollwork and floral cartouche is set in the midst of New World flora, with an Indian headdress and quiver at its base.

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  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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    de Vaugondy: Americas with Caribbean insets

    Estimate $300 - $350May 9, 2018
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #25841 in New York
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert