"L'Europe Divisee en ses Principaux Etats", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier
Period: 1751 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm
This large format map of Europe extends from Iceland in the west to the Caspian Sea in the east, and delineates countries and provinces. The large decorative cartouche features implements of war surrounded by several flags, surveying tools, a horse, and a caduceus at top.
References: Pedley #32.
A crisp impression on a lightly toned sheet with a birdhouse watermark, some extraneous creasing adjacent to the centerfold, a paper flaw below the title cartouche, a few small stains, and a small chip in the top margin. There is paper tape along the top edge of the sheet on verso.