"L'Irlande", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier
Period: 1762 (dated)
Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif
Color: Hand Color
8.8 x 9.4 inches
22.4 x 23.9 cm
Attractive copper engraving of Ireland divided into the provinces of Momonie, Lagenie, Connacie, and Ultonia. Also shows portions of western England and Scotland. Adorned by a decorative title cartouche. The map was engraved by E. Dussy and the cartouche by Arrivet. This is the first state.
References: Pedley #57.
A crisp impression with original color in the map and later color in the cartouche on paper with an "IV" watermark. There are two large worm holes confined to the far blank margins and light marginal soiling.