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  AMERICA 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [A scarce wall map of the Americas]
L'Amerique Septentrional et Meridionale divisée Suivant Ses Différens Pays... Delamarche, Paris, c. 1792, coloured, 1130 x 980mm. Backed on linen.
A decorative large scale map of the Americas. In the lower right corner is a large, beautifully engraved title cartouche by Arrivet in the rococo style, featuring American flora and fauna such as alligators and macaws. Originally published around 1760, the plate was purchased before 1786 by Charles Delamarche, who heavily revised it to show the new political alignments in North America that resulted from the Treaty of Paris (1783). The new United States, plus Spanish Louisiana, Florida and Nouveau Mexique are carefully delineated, and the watersheds of the Missouri and other Great Plains rivers are surprisingly well-drawn. In the Pacific Northwest a great inland sea is labeled "Entrée de Martin d'Aguilar en 1603". With an inset in the bottom left hand corner of Hudson and Baffin bays.
[Ref: 9283]    £3,500.00 ($4,638 • €3,941 rates)


 South America 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, GILLES [18th Century French map of South America]
Amerique Méridionale, dressee, sur les Memoires les plus recents et assujetie aux observations astronomique. Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geographe ordin. du Roy. Avec Privilege. 1750. Paris, c.1750. Original outline colour. 500 x 630mm. A very fine and crisp impression.
South America with extensive detail of rivers and lakes and numerous place names, primarily along the coast. Decorative cartouche showing an Indian woman, fruits, parrot and alligator.
[Ref: 15590]    £280.00 ($371 • €315 rates)


  ASIA 
 India 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [18th century map of India]
Presqu'Isle des Indes Orientales, Comprenant L'Indostan ou Empire de Mogol... Paris: Antoine Boudet, 1784. Original colour with additions. 505 x 650mm.
Decorative map of India with a vignette scene with an elephant. The inset 'Entrée du Gange', shows the Hooghly River, one of the Ganges' distributaries, with Calcutta.
[Ref: 14134]    £425.00 ($563 • €479 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [Map of the British Isles]
Carte des Isles Britanniques... Paris, Delamarche, c.1790. Coloured. 540 x 720mm.
This map appeared in some of the later editions of Robert De Vaugondy's folio atlas which was issued by Charles Francois Delamarche. it bears an inset upper right of the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Below this is an Explication translating many of the terms of the map. A table to the left details the political structure of the islands. An ornate title cartouche upper left bears a coastal scene
[Ref: 16031]    £350.00 ($464 • €394 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Sweden 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [Sweden]
La Suede Par le S. Robert de Vaugondy... Paris, c.1778. Original colour. 250 x 210mm.
Map of Sweden from 'Nouvel Atlas Portatif'.
[Ref: 17632]    £125.00 ($166 • €141 rates)


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