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Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Paris Environs

SKU: 9503
£200.00

Title:
Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Paris Environs

Date of publication:
c.1770

Printed Measurement:
50 x 63 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Robert de Vaugondy
  • 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.

    References

    Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 116.