PARTIE MERIDIONALE DU ROYAUME DE NAPLES où se trouvent LA CALABRE ET L'ISLE ET ROYAUME DE SICILE Par le S. ROBERT, Geographe ordinaire du Roi Avec Privilege 1750. In inset, the island Malta.
The map is embellished with 3 nice cartouches. The largest is engraved by Groux. 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. The Robert de Vaugondy family were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family. Very good condition, handed colored, strong paper with watermark.Edition: 18th century, from "Atlas Universel", dated 1750, Paris. Size with margins: 66 x 51 cm / 25,9 x 20 inches. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND 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.