Vaugondy, Robert de
1749

Interesting antique map of Florida and the Carolinas

la Floride divisee en Floride et Caroline par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy.

DESCRIPTION: Attractive and fascinating map of south-eastern United States with "Virginie, Caroline, Louisiane, and Floride". Named features include Pensacola, the Bahama Islands, Cape Canaveral, St. Augustine, Saint Simons Island, Tybee Island, Savannah, Charleston, Cape Fear, and the "Montagnes de Apalaches". Florida is depicted as an archipelago of islands as some sources believed at the time. Published by the family of Robert Vaugondy in 1749.

This scarce map is an authentic French copper-plate engraving printed ca. 1749 on a larger 11" x 8.5 inch sheet of old chain-laid paper.

CREATOR: Vaugondy, Robert de

PUBLICATION DATE: 1749

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Gulf of Mexico

CONDITION: Very Good.  On strong chain-laid paper with wide margins. Evident platemark. Light stain in le "Golfe du Mexique".

COLORING: Outline hand-color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 7 " x 6 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 11

PRICE: $280

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