"Partie de la Mer du Nord, ou se Trouvent les Grandes et Petites Isles Antilles, et les Isles Lucayes", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
Period: 1750 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
23.6 x 19.1 inches
59.9 x 48.5 cm
A large detailed map of the Caribbean extending from southern Florida and the Bahamas to the Lesser Antilles and the northern coast of South America. The large decorative title cartouche features a ship, fishing nets, shells and three wind-heads. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. This is the second state with the cardinal points added in the border.
References: Pedley #476.
Contemporary outline color on watermarked paper with light scattered foxing and minor offsetting.