"ORBIS VETUS in utraque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astronomicis redactus, accurante ROBERT DE VAUGONDY Geographo Regis ordinario 1752 Cum Privilegio Regis". Australia, New Zealand and the north-west coast of America are not yet fully drawn on the map. (16881766), also known as Le. Or Monsieur Robert, and his son. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert De Vaugondy published The Atlas Universel , one of the most important atlases.
To produce the atlas, the Vaugondys integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer to Louis XV. Gilles often signed maps as M.Robert", while Didier commonly signed his maps as "Robert de Vaugondy", or added "fils" or "filio after his name. The Robert de Vaugondy were descended from the Nicolas Sanson.
Edition: XVIIIe Century, 1752, Paris. Size with margins: 50,9 x 84 cm / 19,6 x 33 inches. We send maps by DHL. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE.Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "WORLD MAP ORBIS VETUS 1752 ROBERT DE VAUGONDY VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 18e CENTURY" is in sale since Tuesday, December 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.