This is an outstanding mid 18th century large map of central France, including the culineray capital Lyon, Macon, Bourgen-Bresse, Saint Etienne, Clermont Ferrand, Vicy, Roanne, the Loire River, etc. Great deal of detail is provided as to topography, fortified cities, towns, rivers, castles, chruches, roads, woods, mountains, lakes, etc. There is a large decorative cartouche. From the Atlas Universal by D Robert de Vaugondy.
1753 Robert de Vaugondy Map of Central France including Lyon, Vicy, Loire Valley
Partie Meridionale Du Gouvernement Genl. De Bourgogne... Gouvernement General Du Lyonois. . .
Map Maker Specifics
D Robert de Vaugondy, 1753, Paris
19 x 21.6 in. plus margins
Very Good. Nice imprint, handcolored outlines. Slight toning at edges mostly. One marginal foxing spot. Issued centerfold.