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
Year:                     1818
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!

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