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Carte de la Mer Caspiene antique map 1740 Anonymous
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Carte de la Mer Caspiene antique map Vaugondy 1740

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Old map of the coast of Caspian Sea.

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Carte de la Mer Caspiene antique map Vaugondy 1740

Title: Carte de la Mer Caspiene Sa Majeste Czariene.

Old map of the coast of Caspian Sea, marked by a single line that points to Abulfeda (green) by two lines that points to Jean Struys (green blue) by three lines of dots that’s points to Delisle (blue) and to Czariene marked in black.
In this map the contours of the Caspian Sea are combined with the name of the ancient and modern geographers who had different opinions about the shape.

Cartographer/ Mapmaker: Robert De Vaugondy
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 cartographers in France during the 18th century.

The map is part of Mapandmaps Historical Map Collection, a large collection of rare old cartographic items. 

Size:
Sheet app.: 24.5 x 35.5 cm. 9.5 x 14 inches.
Image app.: 18.5 x 24.5 cm. 7.25 x 9.75 inches.
Condition: Overall condition, good.