1818 – G. R. VAUGONDY – Nouvel Atlas Portatif
Title: “Nouvel Atlas Portatif destine principalement pour l’instruction de la Jeunesse…”
French world atlas, complete with all 56 contemporary coloured border copper engravings, including 4 world-maps and maps of the continents.
Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1817) was a Parisian geographer and publisher. He bought the copper plates of Didier Robert de Vaugondy and reissued the atlas.
Cartographer: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766)
Atlas size: 25 cm x 33 cm x 4 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Reasonable condition. Backstrip detached, boards worn at edges, some foxing, in reasonable original condition (no restorations). Contemporary coloring.
Due to the age of this atlas some imperfections to be expected!
This is a ORIGINAL antique atlas published in 1818 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!