1749 – G. R. Vaugondy – Du Globe Terrestre
Title: “Mappe Monde ou Description Du Globe Terrestre . . .”
Double Hemisphere Map of the World, published in Paris in 1748.
The map includes the mythical cartography of the time period, including an unknown Alaska and Northwest Coast of America and incomplete coastlines for Australia and New Zealand.
Cartographer: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766)
Sheet size: 34,3 x 21,2 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition! Very strong print and paper. Fold as published. Attractive original colouring. Wide margins. Dated 1748.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is a genuine antique map published in 1749 and not a modern copy or reprint!