Asie divisee en ses Principaux Etats, Empires & Royames


Title:
Asie divisee en ses Principaux Etats, Empires & Royames
Date:
C1787
Mapmaker:
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766)
Engraver:
Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1817)
Image Size:
500mm x 660mm (19.69" x 25.98")
Sheet Size:
567mm x 740mm (22.32" x 29.13")
Condition:
Small repaired tear lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Technique:
Hand coloured copper engraving.
Price:

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$A 850
Stock Number:
ASI 1787 VAUG (NGPD) (RW-05)
Description:

Impressive large map of Asia by Robert de Vaugondy and published by Charles Francois Delamarche

The map is elegantly decorated with a Rococo framed title at top left with an oriental figure and garlands of flowers. At lower left is a scale of distances decorated with leaves and at right is a large panel with extensive notes on the geography.

Collections: National Library of Australia Bib ID4776420

References:  

Moreland p.129, Sweet 207.

Biography:

Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766)

Vaugondy was one of the leading exponents of the French School of Theoretical Cartography and like Nicholas Bellin popularised the notion of an imaginary east coast of Australia.

Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1817)

Successor of Robert de Vaugondy the great French cartographer. 

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