1778 De Vaugondy Large Antique Map Lower Saxony Germany

Cartographer : Robert De Vaugondy

This large beautifully engraved & original map of the northern German region of Lower Saxony was engraved in 1778 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - after Robert De Vaugondy and was published by P Santini (fl. 1776-84) in his 2 volume edition of Atlas Universal 1776-84.

The map centers on the Elbe River and the city of Hamburg stretching east to Berlin south to the state of Brunswick and west to Bremen. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Pink, yellow, green
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 29in x 20in (735mm x 510mm)
Plate size: - 21 1/2in x 19 1/2in (545mm x 495mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Small worm hole repair to mid centerfold
Verso: - None