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Title: „L‘Asie divisée en ses Empires et Royaumes, par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy, Géographe“
One of four large wall maps depicting the Continents Europe, Africa, America and Asia. Here the continent of Asia with border colouring and a decorative title cartouche which was designed by the engraver J. Arriet.
Large copper engraving printed from four plates, originally published by Gilles & Didier Robert de Vaugondy Paris 1767. Here the republished edition by Charles François Delamarche (1740-1817), Paris 1792.
Beautiful print and colours, original mounting, some minor restorations in the paper, toning due to old age, altogether in good to very good condition.
Size c.: 98 x 112 cm (with a light green silk bordering)
Cp.: Mary Sponberg Pedley: Bel et Utile. The work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 1992, Asia p. 195/376.