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Records: 1 to 6 of 6
  AMERICA 
 Western USA 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [A comparison of the mapping of the West Coast of America]
Carte de la Californie et des Pays Nord Ouest separés de L'Asie par le Detroit d'Anian, extraite de deux cartes publiées au commemcement du 17e Siecle. Paris, Diderot, c.1772. Coloured. 320 x 390mm.
Two representations of the East coast of North America from the beginning of the C17th. Published in the Supplement to Diderot's encyclopaedia.
[Ref: 15611]    £280.00 ($354 • €311 rates)


ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [The mapping of California as an Island]
Carte de la Californie... Paris, Diderot, 1772. Coloured. 315 x 400mm.
A plate showing five versions of how California was mapped between 1604 and 1767, published for the Supplement to Diderot's 'Encyclopedie'. The five are: Pecci's peninsula of 1604; Sanson's island of 1656; De l'Isle's peninsula of 1700; Father Kino 1705; and the Jesuits 1767.
[Ref: 18926]    £450.00 ($569 • €500 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 ($354 • €311 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 ($442 • €389 rates)


ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [18th century post Roads of England, Scotland and Ireland]
Carte des Grandes Routes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse, et d'Irlande. Paris, c.1790. Coloured. 480 x 590mm. Minor foxing.
A map of the primary post roads of the British Isles. The large title cartouche depicts travellers outside an inn. Despite being published after the French Revolution of 1789 (hence the removal of Robert's role as Geographer to the King), the map still shows England divided into the Saxon kingdoms.
[Ref: 18835]    £300.00 ($379 • €333 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 ($158 • €139 rates)


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