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Auction 176, Lot 768

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

Subject: References

Period: 1992 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.3 x 12 inches
23.6 x 30.5 cm
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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 85. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt stamped spine, 251pp, including 8 color and 82 b/w illustrations, illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

There is a light damp stain around the spine at bottom that does not affect the text.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/12/2020