C1778

Les Indies Orientales, ou sont distingues les Empires et Royaumes qu elles contiennent, tirees du Neptune Oriental.

One of the leading exponents of the French School of Theoretical Cartography. Detailed and decorative chart of south east Asia.

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S/N: AUNI-VAUG-ASI-EI-053–224816
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Full Title:

Les Indies Orientales, ou sont distingues les Empires et Royaumes qu elles contiennent, tirees du Neptune Oriental.

Date:

C1778

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

575mm 
x 495mm
AUTHENTICITY
Les Indies Orientales, ou sont distingues les Empires et Royaumes qu elles contiennent, tirees du Neptune Oriental. - Antique Map from 1778

Genuine antique
dated:

1778

Description:

One of the leading exponents of the French School of Theoretical Cartography. Detailed and decorative chart of south east Asia.

Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688 - 1766)

Vaugondy inherited the firm of his uncle, Pierre Moullart-Sanson, in 1730. He quickly increased the business when he purchased the stock one of the leading French cartographers, Hubert Jaillot. He astutely combined his own additions to the maps he had purchased, bringing them up to date without the expense of creating new maps and engraving plates. Fittingly as a leading Parisian mapmaker of his day he was made Geographer to the King in 1730. Vaugondy was also 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.

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