Robert De Vaugondy, Atlas Universel... Paris, 1757. 18½ x 13¾. Full modern color. Some marginal staining and tide marks unobtrusively entering inside the neat line in a few places, else VG. SOLD
Apollo and his steeds dominate the elaborate design. Female personifications of the continents and their traditional attributes fill the corners although Minerva stands in place of the usual queen for Europe. Beautifully engraved by famed illustrator Jean-Charles Baquoy (1721-1777). J. Oger, the engraver of the text also receives a credit line.
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