Auction 112, Lot 379

"Les Isles Britanniques qui comprennent les Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Britain

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 18.7 inches
59.7 x 47.5 cm

First state of this fine map of the British Isles with a plethora of place names. Inset of "Supplement pour les Isles Orcades, Schetland et Ferro." Large decorative title cartouche engraved by Haussard; map engraved by E. Dussy.

References: Pedley #43.

Condition: A

Good impression and color. Slight extra crease at centerfold. Tissue repair of short fold separations

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005