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France maps, Old map Général d'Orléanois by Vaugondy 1753

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Title: Gouvernement Général d'Orléanois.

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France maps, Old map Général d'Orléanois by Vaugondy 1753

Title: Gouvernement Général d'Orléanois où se trouvent l'Orléanois Propre, le Blaisois, le Gatinois, et la Beauce, qui comprend le Vendomois, le Dunois, et le Pays Chartrain par le Sr. Robert Vaugondy fils, Géographe ordin du Roi Moreau inv. et fecit 1753.

Description: Old antique regional map of Orléans France on the Loire River with hand coloring and an ornamental decorative title cartouche with mile scale.

Cartographer: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766) a French geographer.
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 mapmakers in France during the 1700s.

Size:
Sheet app.: 66 x 52 cm. 26 x 20.5 inches.
Image app.: 57 x 47 cm. 22.5 x 18.5 inches.
Condition: Very good, light browned edges, short higher border, museums stamps at verso, fold as published.