Part Of Northern America (new France Or Canada) 1755 By Robert De Vaugondy
Part Of Northern America (new France Or Canada) 1755 By Robert De Vaugondy

Part Of Northern America (new France Or Canada) 1755 By Robert De Vaugondy

Part Of Northern America (new France Or Canada) 1755 By Robert De Vaugondy

PART OF NORTHERN AMERICA (NEW FRANCE OR CANADA). 1755 – BY ROBERT DE VAUGONDY. Original 18th century color map. Card size: 21.25″ X 24.4″. Coming from a family of cartographers, descendant of the famous Nicolas Sanson and ordinary geographer of the king. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy makes himself known by his maps of the French provinces. He published an Essay on the History of Geography (1755) from which he excluded the physical geography “too systematic”. After a Small Atlas (1748), he draws a universal Atlas (1758), a portable Atlas (1762). His Atlas of the revolutions of the globe remains unpublished. His warnings and prefaces, his book reviews reveal a Cartesian mind and solid knowledge. Very early, he associates with his works his son Didier who publishes, since 1742. The methodical tables of Nicolas Sanson, two Globes, one terrestrial, the other celestial (1752). He is credited with a map of Poland, a map test of the Arctic Polar Sea. Father and son collaborated in the Encyclopedia for the articles “Geography” (1757), “Fuseau”, “Globe”. Size of the card: 51,5 cm x 65 cm. Original 18th card, this is not a reproduction. Original maps 18th, it is not a reproduction. Sent in cardboard sleeve: UNFOLDED FLAT /. Cash (only for hand deliveries). Do not forget to add me to your favorites list! Check out my other items! The item “PART OF NORTHERN AMERICA (NEW FRANCE OR CANADA) 1755 BY ROBERT DE VAUGONDY” is in sale since Monday, August 10, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps”. The seller is “armillairedu27″ and is located in Évreux. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Robert de Vaugondy
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Canadian Province: Alberta
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Year: 1752
  • US State: Canada
  • Date Range: 1755
  • Country/Region: Canada
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