Title of the map. Partie Occidentale de la LOMBARDIE et Pays circonvoisins où sont les Etats de SAVOYE, PIEMONT, MILAN, GENES, PLAISANCE &c. ROBERT, Geographe ordinaire du Roy Avec privilege 1750. The map is engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. The map is embellished with a nice cartouche. 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. The Robert de Vaugondy family were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family. Very good condition, handed colored, large margins, strong paper with watermark. Edition: 18th century, from “Atlas Universel”, dated 1750, Paris. Size with margins: 71 x 55 cm / 27,9 x 21,6 inch. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND 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.
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year: 1750
- Date Range: 1700-1799
- Country/Region: Italy