Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 267

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
ROBERT de VAUGONDY, GILLES and DIDIER. Atlas Universel. Engraved title, advertisement, 34 pages, and 109 double-page or folding engraved maps with original hand-color in outline. Folio, 20x14 1/2 inches, later but attractive half calf to style, gilt spine with morocco lettering piece, minor wear; stenciled titles to each map verso, occasional minor staining and small repairs; final two maps by De L'Isle (Hispaniola and Martinique); postal map of France dated 1758. Paris, 1757 [1758]

Additional Details

Rather nice copy of the Vaugondy's well-engraved and accurate world atlas from the era of French Enlightenment. Very much "Bel et Utile".