CARTE DE L'EGYPTE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE Dressée sur celle du R. Sicard et autres, assujetties aux observations astronomiques, Par le Sr ROBERT DE VAUGONDY Géographe ordinaire du Roy, Avec Privilege 1753.
With a nice decorative cartouche engraved by Haussard. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy published "The Atlas Universel", one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondy's integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps.In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer of the king Louis XV. Gilles often signed maps as "Robert, while Didier commonly signed his maps as "Robert de Vaugondy", or added "fils" or "filio after his name. The Robert de Vaugondy family were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family.
Size with margins : 67 x 49 cm / 26,3 x 19,2 inch. Condition : very good condition, in colors, on strong paper with watermark. Edition : Paris, dated 1753, 18th century.
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