1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France
1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France

1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Carte de la Lorraine et du Barrois dans laquelle se trouvent la Generalite de Metz et autres enclaves; Dressee pour la lecture du Memoire de M. Durival l’aine, et dediee au Roy de Pologne, Duc de Lorraine et de Bar. Description: This is a beautiful 1756 map of the French wine making region of Lorraine by Robert de Vaugondy. It covers the north east portion of France along with parts of neighboring Germany from Stenay south to Bourbonne-les-Bains and from Saint-Dizier east as far as Strasbourg. The map renders the entire region in extraordinary detail offering both topographical and political information with cities, mountains and forests beautifully rendered in profile. It includes the whole or parts of the French departments of Vosges, Meurthe, Meuse, Moselle and Bas Rhin of the Alsace region. Alsace is known for its fine white wines and along with Austria and Germany, this region produces the world’s most desirable dry Rieslings. This mountainous area of the Alsace wine region and is known for its production of both Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. The region surrounding Strasbourg on the west bank of the Rhine River is known for producing Munster cheese. Meuse is also known for its production of Brie de Meaux cheeses. In fact, more than 60% of Brie de Meaux production takes place in Meuse. The map includes a beautifully engraved title cartouche in the lower left quadrant. This map was drawn by Robert de Vaugondy in 1756 and published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal. Size: Printed area measures 19.5 inches high by 24 inches wide. Minor wear along original centerfold. Some spotting and offsetting. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France” is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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