1753 Original Vaugondy Map of Maine Anjou Perche France
1753 Original Vaugondy Map of Maine Anjou Perche France

Gouvernemens Generaux du Maine et Perche, de l’Anjou, de la Touraine, et du Saumurois. Robert Geographe Ordinaire du Roi. Grave par De la Haye l’Aine. Medium: Copperplate engraving on high quality heavy handmade laid paper. Color: Original outline hand colored. Dimension: image (46 x 48 cm or 18 1/8 x 18 3/4 inch), paper (55.2 x 77 cm or 21 3/4 x 30 1/2 inch). Credits: Didier & Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (cartographers), Haye L’Aine (engraver), Les Auteurs, Paris (pubisher) in. The condition of this map is very good i. Clean and clear image, bright and strong paper, original nice wide margins, and very slight but even age toning. Issued with a centerfold, it was printed on high quality thick handmade laid paper with a blank verso (with title and handwritten page number on verso). There are some minor stains around the margins, two tiny wormholes around the edge of margin, and a small (1/2 inch) repaired centerfold separation at bottom. Ample photos [front, back, and details] in high resolution are presented for your convenience of identification and judging its high quality independently. This very nice and important map of French Provinces and historical counties [of Maine, Perche, Anjou, Touraine, and Saumurois] was published in Vaugandy’s. Beautifully hand colored in outline and nicely decorated with a large cartouche, it depicted the region (of Northwest France) in great details. Please note the very low starting price e. Not a later copy or reproduction and as described. The item “1753 Original Vaugondy Map of Maine Anjou Perche France” is in sale since Tuesday, December 13, 2011. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “shiyie” and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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