WORLD & CONTINENTS SET
Attractive World and continents set by Vaugondy Delamarche issued circa 1792.
Mappemonde,updated 1757 map with Cooks tracks.
Americas.Scarce third state of De Vaugondy's map of America, updated to include the details of all three of Cook's voyages.
Asia.updated 1757 map with information table.
Africa 1757 map with information table
Europe 1757 map with information table.
Uncommon to find all 5 maps together.Very decorative set with original outline colour on map and hand colour on cartouches etc.Some damp staining in margins (well away from printed surface).Printed on heavy paper.Generally a very nice set in v.good condition.
code : M1729
Cartographer : VAUGONDY ROBERT DE Family
Date : 1757 / 1792 Paris
Size : 48*74cms
availability : Sold
Price : Sold
The Robert de Vaugondy family responsible for map and globe publishing in Paris comprised Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766) and Didier Robert de Vaugondy (1723-1786). The father (Gilles) and son (Didier) business flourished from 1731 to 1778.
Prominent at this time among French map-makers were the Robert de Vaugondy family, who made a substantial contribution to the eighteenth century world of cartography, through the breadth and success of their prolific output, which included atlases, maps, globes and book illustration.
While only a small part of their output, the "Atlas Universel" encapsulates the diligent and scientific approach adopted by the Roberts de Vaugondy, and proved to be the most successful French world atlas of the period. It appeared from c.1757 onwards.