Auction 130, Lot 502

"Partie Meridionale du Gouvernemt. General de Champagne qui comprend la Champagne propre, le Vallage, le Bassigny, le Senonois, et une partie de la Brie et du Perthois", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: France

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universal

Color: Hand Color

25.2 x 19 inches
64 x 48.3 cm

This is a delicately engraved map of the famous Champagne region. Hundreds of villages and towns are located, with nice topographical detail and a fine rococo-style cartouche entwined with grapevines.

References: Pedley #126.

Condition: B+

Faint toning along centerfold and a small damp stain in bottom margin

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/2/2009