Title of the map. “L’ALSACE divisée en HAUTE et BASSE et LE SUNDGAU, par le Sr ROBERT, Géographe ordinaire du Roi Avec Privilege 1754″. Large antique copper engraved map of Alsace in eastern France, divided in two parts. A large nice decorative cartouche in colors engraved by Haussard. 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 : 80 x 55 cm / 31,4 x 21,6 inch. Good condition, on strong paper. Paris, dated 1754, 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