Alsace Northwestern France Original Vaugondy 1754 Map Wine Map France

VAUGONDY, Gilles Robert de. L’Alsace divisee en Haute et Basse et le Sundgau. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy. Engraving with some hand coloring and an uncolored cartouche. Image measures 19 x 27.25 inches, sheet measures 21.5 x 31.5 inches. Shows some light staining along original center fold, otherwise in very good condition. Beautifully designed map showing the Alsace region in northwestern France divided into two parts; the left shows the Bas-Rhin, the right shows Haute-Rhin. The area is famous for grapes and wine including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Crémant-Alsace. His “Atlas Universel” was one of the most significant atlases of the period, integrating older sources with more modern surveyed maps in order to convey correct geographical and political information. Old & Rare Books, Maps & Prints. Since 1925 116 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022 New York City’s oldest independent book store. Argosy Book Store, founded in 1925, is now in its third generation of family ownership. Our enormous stock of antiquarian and out-of-print items fills a six-floor building in midtown Manhattan and a large warehouse in Brooklyn. We specialize in Americana, modern first editions, autographs, art, antique maps & prints, and the history of science & medicine. We also have thousands of books in all other fields of interest. We are founding members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, and we belong to the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and the Appraisers Association of America. The Argosy Gallery, located on the second floor of the book store, has one of the most extensive collections of antique maps and prints in New York City. A small selection of our materials are available online, but these are merely a sampling of the many thousands of pre-20th century materials in our collection. Our materials cover from botanicals to maritime maps and everything in between. Whether you have something specific in mind or just want to take a look around, you’re bound to find something that delights and often surprises you. Authenticity: All items are original antiques, unless otherwise specified. Certificate of Authenticity can be provided upon request. On rare occasions the item you want may be unavailable. Please notify us before returning anything, and make sure the items are carefully packed. Framing and Archival Services: We offer fine custom framing and advise on framing challenges. We provide conservation services for all works on paper as well as conservation storage solutions. The item “Alsace Northwestern France Original Vaugondy 1754 Map Wine Map France” is in sale since Thursday, December 13, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “argosy2000″ and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Maps
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Country/Region: France
  • Year: 1754
  • Region: France
  • Subject: Wines
  • Publication Year: 1754
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