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Publisher: VAUGONDY, R.
Title: Cercle de Franconie...
Published in: Paris, 1752
Size: 19.3 x 22.2 inches.
49.0 x 56.5 cm.

Original O/L Colours with Cartouche & Border Added
Condition: In fine condition with light toning.
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A detailed 1752 map of the Circle of Franconia, Germany by de Vaugondy. Franconia is a region in Germany, and it commonly refers to the eastern part of the historical Franconian stem duchy, mainly represented by the modern Bavarian administrative districts.
The 'circle' in the map's title refers to an imperial circle, one of the administrative units created primarily for tax and defence purposes by the Holy Roman Empire. The map features a floral title cartouche.

Gilles (1688-1766) and Didier (ca. 1723-1786) and Robert de Vaugondy were all map publishers, engravers, and cartographers active, in Paris during the mid-18th century.
The father and son inherited the important Sanson cartographic stock of plates which was the base of most of their early production. The house of de Vaugondy was known for the detail and accuracy of their maps.

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