Auction 159, Lot 787

"Bel et Utile - The Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers",

Subject: References

Period: 1992 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.4 x 11.9 inches
23.9 x 30.2 cm

Written by Mary Sponberg Pedley and published by Map Collector Publications, this is the best published biography of the Robert de Vaugondy family and an important resource with a complete carto-bibliography of the maps published by this important family of French cartographers. An important and scholarly work that was published in a limited edition of 750 copies, this being 469. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt stamped spine, 251pp, including 8 color and 82 b/w illustrations, illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents tight. There is a hint of soiling on the covers and minor wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2016