Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Savoye France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Title of the map. Large, nice and unusual antique copper engraved map of Savoy, France. The map is decorated with a nice cartouche and a coat of arms. Willem Blaeu was the founder of the Blaeu cartography dynasty, the finest mapmakers of the Golden age of Dutch cartography. He studied astronomy with Tycho Brahe at Uranienborg, and moved to Amsterdam to establish a shop in 1605, close his contemporaries and rivals Johannes Janssonius and Jacob Colom. He produced globes at first. The sons of Willem, Johan and Joan, joined him in the firm. They produced their first atlas together in 1630 the “Atlas Appendix”. Five years later, their produced their “Atlas Novus”, edited in 4 languages. After the death of Willem, Joan expanded the Atlas Novus into the Atlas Major, the largest atlas of its time. This edition had between nine and twelve volumes, beautifully engraved and coloured. In 1648, they produced a very large wall world map in 20 parts. And they continued to produce globes too. Siz e with margins. 57,5 x 49 cm / 22,4 x 19,2 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1640, 17th Century, from Atlas Major, Latin edition. Condition : very good condition, in colors. We send maps by DHL Express. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Year: 1640
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • City: Bordeaux
  • Country/Region: France
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Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Savoye Savoie France Mont Blanc 1751 Robert De Vaugondy Large Antique Map

Title of the map. “LE DUCHE DE SAVOYE qui comprend le Chablais, le Fossigny, le Génévois, la Savoye propre, la Tarentaise et la Maurienne; dressé d’après la Grande Carte de Piemont de Tomaso Borgomo et autres, Par LE Sr ROBERT DE VAUGONDY Geographe ord du Roy Avec Privilege 1751″. We can see the Mont Blanc named M. Maudite (Montagne Maudite) on the map. The map is decorated with a nice cartouche, style rococo. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy published “The Atlas Universel”, one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondy’s integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer of the king Louis XV. Gilles often signed maps as “Robert, while Didier commonly signed his maps as “Robert de Vaugondy”, or added “fils” or “filio after his name. The Robert de Vaugondy family were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family. Very good condition, handed colored, very large margins, strong paper. 18th Century, dated 1751, Paris. 80,5 x 55 cm / 31,4 x 21,6 inches. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “SAVOYE SAVOIE FRANCE MONT BLANC 1751 ROBERT DE VAUGONDY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP” is in sale since Sunday, July 25, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Year: 1751
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: France
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