"Gouvernements Generaux du Berry, du Nivernois, et du Bourbonois", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
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.
Good impression and original outline color. Narrow top margin, as issued, with light damp stains on blank side margins.