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Isle et Royaume D’Irlande…1748

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Isle et Royaume D’Irlande…1748 by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688 – 1766)…7″ x 7″ (18cms x 18 cms)…original outline hand colour…from Vaugondy’s “Atlas Portratif Universel et Militaire” published in Paris in 1748.. map is dated in the title cartouche … Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723-1786), were leading French cartographers. This rare and beautiful map depicts the entire island with county and regional subdivisions defined. Beautiful original hand colour. In 1757, they published the “Atlas Universel” , one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer to Louis XV. The map is in very good condition.. Ref. Map 103

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