1753 Vaugondy Map of the Maine, Perche, Touraine and Anjou, France
1753 Vaugondy Map of the Maine, Perche, Touraine and Anjou, France

1753 Vaugondy Map of the Maine, Perche, Touraine and Anjou, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Gouvernemens generaux du Maine et Perche, de l’Anjou, de la Touraine, et du Saumurois. Description: This is a fine 1753 map of the French winemaking regions of Maine, Perche, Touraine, Anjou and Saumur by Robert de Vaugondy. It covers from Fougeres east to Chartres and from Domfront south as far as Parthenay and depicts the whole or parts of the modern day departments of Mayenne, Sarthe, Eure-et-Loir, Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire and Vienne. The map renders the entire region in extraordinary detail offering both topographical and political information with forests and mountains beautifully rendered in profile. The important cities of Le Mans, Tours and Angers are identified. This region, which hugs the Loire Valley, is famed for is beautiful Chateaux and for producing some of the world’s finest wines. Maine-et-Loire itself is home to the largest vineyard in the Loire Valley. It is also known for its production of Port-Salut, a distinctive, semi-soft cow’s milk cheese. Indre-et-Loire is known for its production of Chenin Blanc, a white wine grape with a high acidity, and wide variety of goat cheeses, while the famous Chartres Cathedral is located in the Eure-et-Loir region. The map includes a beautifully engraved title cartouche near the right border. This map was drawn by Robert de Vaugondy in 1753 and published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal. Size: Printed area measures 19.5 inches high by 18.5 inches wide. Minor wear and toning along original centerfold. 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 “1753 Vaugondy Map of the Maine, Perche, Touraine and Anjou, 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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