Original antique map "Mappe Monde suivant la projection des cartes reduites" by Robert de Vaugondy, published in Paris 1778. This map of the world on the Mercator Projection, gives a good overall summary of the extent of knowledge at the time of publication and takes into account some of Cook's recent discoveries. The east coast of Australia and the whole of New Zealand are now fully defined, although the northwest coast of North America is still somewhat conjectural. Original outline colour defines the territorial divisions at the time. Ornate title cartouche at lower left.Measures 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. THIS IS NOT A REPRODUCTION! All of our items are genuine antiques as described. The item "1778 Genuine Antique map of the world. De Vaugondy" is in sale since Monday, January 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Map & Globe Mixed Lots". The seller is "antiqueatlas" and is located in Troy, Montana. This item can be shipped worldwide.