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Publisher: VAUGONDY, R. de
Title: Orbis Vetus in utraque continente. . .
Published in: Paris, 1752
   
Size: 18.7 x 27.8 inches.
47.4 x 70.5 cm.
Colouring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Large waterstaining in upper left and right margins. Repair of split upper part center fold. Creases at fold.
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Impressive, large double hemisphere map of the ancient world beautifully engraved in the robust style characteristic of Robert de Vaugondy. The map presents a historical perspective by depicting 18th century cartography but only those place names that were known to the ancients.
The Western Hemisphere is labeled Atlantis Insula and the northwest coast of North America is completely blank. In the Eastern Hemisphere, the explored bits of the Australia coastlines are shown and connected into a conjectured shape by dotted lines. The map is decorated with two large cartouches tucked between the spheres. The top cartouche features Father Time and two adorable putti.




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