• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 39

    ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles (1688-1766), and Didier (ca 1723-1786). Nouvel Atlas Portatif, destiné principalement pour l'instruction de la jeunesse. Paris: S. Robert, 1762.

    Price Realised  

    ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles (1688-1766), and Didier (ca 1723-1786). Nouvel Atlas Portatif, destiné principalement pour l'instruction de la jeunesse. Paris: S. Robert, 1762.

    4o (292 x 226 mm). Engraved title and 53 engraved double-page maps colored in outline by a contemporary hand. (Some light spotting at beginning and end.) Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt (joints just starting at spine ends, light wear to corners). Provenance: William P. Davisson (his sale, Christie's New York, 19 April 1999, lot 306).

    FIRST EDITION. Includings 5 world maps and 5 of the Americas. See Phillips Atlases 4298; Sabin 71867.


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