"Carte de l'Ancien Continent … Cap de Bonne Esperance", Robert de Vaugondy
Subject: Eastern Hemisphere
Period: 1822 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
7 x 8.8 inches
17.8 x 22.4 cm
Unusual map showing a north-south axis at an oblique angle to the continents. The map shows Africa, Europe and Asia from Russia to the Cape of Good Hope. It appears to be a later issue of the 1749 edition included in Buffon's Histoire Naturelle.
References: Pedley #16.
Issued folding, now flattened. Minor offsetting, otherwise fine.