40.224 - Globe-n-Box, Robert de Vaugondy’s 16th century globe


An accurate reproduction of Robert de Vaugondy’s pocket globe. Vaugondy presented the globe to the Royal Court of King Louis XV. The globe depicts the routes of contemporary explorers and is a fine example this famous French globe maker, whose business flourished in Paris between 1731 and 1738. Hand applied paper gores, the globe is in an elegant gift box complete with the story of the map-maker. An Ideal gift for the map lover. It measures (3.25″ – 9 cm). Includes free shipping within the Continental United States – foreign postage addnl

($6.00 shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

Shipment of your map / print is expertly handled with great care taken in the packaging. We use the U. S. Postal Service Priority Mail Service for all domestic mailings as well as for international delivery. This both holds down international shipping costs and provides full insurance coverage of your map / print.