Not every globe maker was appointed Cartographer to the Royal Court of Louis XV. De Vaugondy was known in his time for the latest and best charts while also excelling in the decorative aspects. This reproduction of a special globe, dedicated to the King himself, was reduced from 18cm to appr. 14cm. Anyone with an interest in history, discovery or exploration will love this treasure, with its finely drawn coast lines and stippled lines, showing the routes of famous explorers.
Globe diameter: 5.5"
Shipping Weight: 3 lbs