"GOUVERNEMENT GENERAL DU DAUPHINE divisé par Bailliages, par le Sr ROBERT, Géographe ordinaire du Roy, Avec Privilege 1751". Large antique copper engraved map of Dauphine, in eastern France. The map extends from the valley of Rhone in west to Fenestrelle in east, and from Belley in north to Sisteron in south.A large nice decorative cartouche in colors. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy published "The Atlas Universel", one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondy's integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer of the king Louis XV. Gilles often signed maps as "Robert, while Didier commonly signed his maps as "Robert de Vaugondy", or added "fils" or "filio after his name.
Size with margins : 66,5 x 51 cm / 25,9 x 20 inch. Good condition, on strong paper with watermark, large margins.
Paris, dated 1751, 18th century. WE DON'T SELL LASER AN.D COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.