Antique Maps by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (*1688 - 1766)

Gilles Robert de Vaugondy, a French cartographer with connection to the Sanson family, was born 1688 in Paris. He used Sanson's plates and also acquired plates of Jaillot. His major work was the beautiful Atlas Universel first issued in 1757. He died 1766 in Paris.
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