California - Vaugondy


California - Vaugondy

Product no.: 3129
£400.00


Important California map! 

Robert de Vaugondy, family (fl 1731-78):  USA - California:  Carte de la Californie suivant... 

Paris 1772 

copper engraved map with recent hand colouring; overall size 34 x 42 cm, image size 31 x 40 cm.

Very important map showing the various depiction of California between 1604 and 1767 by various cartographers: Mathieu Neron Pecci, Sanson, De l’Isle, Father Kino and Society of Jesuits. Published in Diderot’s supplement to his ‘Encyclopedie’. An invaluable addition to every collection of Californian maps!

Fold as issued; paper evenly toned with some faint foxing and light off-set; some add. faint creases; o/w vg cond.

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