Auction 134, Lot 409

"Britannicae Insulae in quibus Albion seu Britannia Major, et Ivernia seu Britannia Minor…", Robert de Vaugondy/Santini

Subject: Britain

Period: 1778 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

21 x 18.8 inches
53.3 x 47.8 cm

This is an Italian edition of Robert de Vaugondy's attractive historical map of Britain. It is based on the cartography of Nicolas Sanson showing the Ptolemaic divisions and Roman names throughout. It embellished with a fine French style title cartouche.

References: cf Pedley #46

Condition: B+

Nice impression, original color and wide original margins with some toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/1/2010