North & South America

North & South America. `L` Amerique` by Robert de Vaugondy, Paris, 1772. Printed area 9 3/4` x 8 3/4`, with original outline color. A charming and attractive map of the western hemisphere with a colored cartouche at lower left. California, previously thought to be an island, is now shown as a huge wide peninsula attached at the northern extremities. In excellent condition, nicely matted and ready for framing.