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Records: 1 to 4 of 4
  AMERICA 
 Western USA 

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]    £340.00 ($441 • €395 rates)


  ASIA 
 India 

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles. [18th century French 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: 18651]    £475.00 ($616 • €551 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 ($454 • €406 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 ($389 • €348 rates)


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