Auction 112, Lot 451

"[Lot of 2] Partie Septentrionale du Gouvernemt General de Champagne… [and] Partie Meridionale du Gouvernemt General de Champagne…", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: France

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

25.3 x 19 inches
64.3 x 48.3 cm

Pair of delicately engraved maps of the famous Champagne region. Locates hundreds of villages and towns with nice topographical detail and fine rococo-style cartouches entwined with grapevines. Robert de Vaugondy's Atlas Universel was one of the most successful and enduring works of the latter part of the eighteenth century.

References: Pedley #125 and 126.

Condition: B

Good impressions and original outline color. Short centerfold split at bottom of first.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 9/28/2005