Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Paris EnvironsSKU: 9503
Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Paris Environs
Date of publication:
50 x 63 cm
Environs de Paris
This is a later state of Robert de Vaugondy’s road map of Italy, showing the Venetian Republic, Papal States, Kingdom of Naples etc. The original date (1753) and privilege (a sort of early forerunner of copyright) have been burnished from the plate.
Condition & Materials
Copper engraving, 50 x 63 cm, original hand colour in outline, a couple of horizonatl creases in right hand part of the map, blank verso.
Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 116.