Catalog Archive
Auction 156, Lot 483


"Gouvernement General de l'Isle de France Divise par Pays", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Northern France

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.6 x 19.5 inches
52.3 x 49.5 cm

This densely engraved map depicts the area surrounding Paris, which is pictured just left of center. Political boundaries, rivers, forests, and hundreds of tiny towns are identified. Embellished with a rococo cartouche.

References: Pedley #113.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning along the centerfold, marginal soiling, and a centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $38

Closed on 2/17/2016