Auction 95, Lot 68

"L'Amerique Par le S. Robert de Vaugondy Geog? Ord? Du Roi, de S. M. Polon? Duc de Lorr? Et de Bar, et de la Societe royale de Nanci et Censeur Royal", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.8 x 9.4 inches
22.4 x 23.9 cm

Charming small map of the Americas. The map was originally drawn in 1762 and updated in this second state to include new discoveries in the Pacific Northwest, which now includes a large notation (French text) and a hint of a possible Northwest Passage. The coloring depicts the results of the French and Indian War. Decorative title cartouche.

References: Pedley #21.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/13/2001

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