1757 – G. R. Vaugondy – L’Europe divisee en ses Principaux Etats
Title: “l’Europe divisée en ses principaux états…”
Detailed large map of Europe extends from the Norway south to the Mediterranean Sea and from Portugal east as far as the Ural Mountains, including Iceland and delineates countries and provinces. The large decorative cartouche features implements of war surrounded by several flags, surveying tools, a horse, and a caduceus at top. The map was drawn by Robert de Vaugondy published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal.
Cartographer: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766)
Sheet size: 62 x 53 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition, original contemporary colors. Strong print on watermarked paper. Lower middle fold 3 cm separation restored with acid-free tape.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1757 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!