BG-12077-3

Antique Map of Abyssinia, Sudan and the Red Sea by Vaugondy (1749)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Small defect (hole) in the middle of the image. Small split on folding line, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1749
  • Overall size: 26 x 22 cm.
  • Image size: 18.5 x 16.5 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Nubie, Abissinie et Cote d'Ajan'. Map of Abyssinia, Sudan and the Red Sea by Robert Vaugondy. Covers from Arabia and Egypt south to Mogadishu and includes parts of modern day Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. Originates from 'Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire'. 

Artists and Engravers: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723-1786), were leading cartographers in France during the 18th century.