Title of the map. “GOUVERNEMENT GENERAL D’ORLEANOIS ou se trouvent l’Orléanois propre, le Blaisois, le Gatinois, et la Beauce, qui comprend le Vendomois, le Dunois et le Pays Chartrain, par le Sr ROBERT DE VAUGONDY fils, Géographe ordin du Roi Avec Privilege 1753″. Large antique copper engraved map centered on Orléans. The map extends from La Ferté Bernard in west to Sens in east, and from Monthlery in north to Bourges in south. A large nice decorative cartouche in colors, engraved by Moreau. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy published “The Atlas Universel”, one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondy’s integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer of the king Louis XV. Gilles often signed maps as “Robert, while Didier commonly signed his maps as “Robert de Vaugondy”, or added “fils” or “filio after his name. Size with margins : 71 x 53 cm / 27,9 x 20,8 inches. Good condition, on strong paper. Paris, dated 1753, 18th century. WE DON’T SELL LASER AN. D COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Date Range: 1700-1799
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original