Auction 112, Lot 453

"Gouvernements Generaux du Berry, du Nivernois, et du Bourbonois", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: France

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 19 inches
54.6 x 48.3 cm

Fine map of central France including Bourges, Nevers, Moulins and Vichy. Densely packed with information on the cities, villages, forests, lakes, rivers and mountains. Decorated with a lovely title cartouche engraved by Hussard. 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 #139.

Condition: A

Good impression and original outline color. Narrow top margin, as issued, with light damp stains on blank side margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 9/28/2005