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(Word Map): Orbis vetus in utrâque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astronomicis redactus, accurante by  Gilles  Didier; Robert de Vaugondy - 1752 - from The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books and Biblio.com

(Word Map): Orbis vetus in utrâque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astronomicis redactus, accurante

by Robert de Vaugondy, Didier; Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

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Paris: apud autorem and Aut. Boudet, 1752. Very good, early hand color, wide margins on laid paper. This is a rather decorative double hemisphere (eastern and western) image.Two watermarks visible verso. Two cartouches upper (title) and lower (notes) central map. The date on the map is 1752, but this is from an "Atlas Universel..." ca. 1757. An image of the map appears in the online David Rumsey Map Collection. Each hemisphere is 35 cm (13.75 inches) in diameter, on a sheet measuring 53 x 83 cm (21 x 32 5 inches), including margins. (Ref: Pedley. Belle et utile, p. 135, no.13.). Map.
  • Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3579
  • Title: (Word Map): Orbis vetus in utrâque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astronomicis redactus, accurante
  • Author: Robert de Vaugondy, Didier; Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: apud autorem and Aut. Boudet
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1752
  • Keywords: Ancient World Map, Cartography, History, Mapping, Maps, Europe, Africa
  • Bookseller catalogs: D. Maps--General;

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