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Antique Maps by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy and
Didier Robert de Vaugondy.

A family of geographical note, Gilles (1688 - 1766) and Didier (1723 - 86) who seem to be related to the well known cartographer Nicholas Sanson through his grandson, Pierre Moulard-Sanson.

They inherited much of Sanson's material and combined it with maps and plates acquired from the late Hubert Jalliot to form the basis of Atlas Universal. The original material was revised and corrected with the addition of many new place names. Gilles seems to have been referred to as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert.

Works include:
Atlas Portatif 1748-49.
Pacific Ocean: maps for Histoire des Navigations aux Terres Australes. (Charles de Brosses) 1756
Atlas Universal 1757, 1783 and 1793.
Parte de l'Amerique septentrional (Didier) 1761.
Nouvel Atlas Portatif 1762, 1771- 1813.

Flanders - Carte Generale Du Comte De Flandre, Vaugondy c.1748, 160 x 200 Set of 10 (wait for the download!) £400.00 Extensive 10 piece antique map of Flanders
Germany - L'Empire D'Allemange. Engraving by Vaugondy 1748.
160 x 195mm, 6.25 x 7.75". £90
Vaugondy - 18th century map of German Empire

18th century antique maps by Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy.

 

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