1779 Bonne Map Isle de France or Reunion Bourbon or Mauritius & Rodrigue
1779 Bonne Map Isle de France or Reunion Bourbon or Mauritius & Rodrigue

1779 Bonne Map Isle de France or Reunion Bourbon or Mauritius & Rodrigue

1779 Bonne Map Isle de France or Reunion Bourbon or Mauritius & Rodrigue

An Original Antique Map: Not a Reproduction! It is an original antique copper engraved map on paper with embossed plate marks in the margins. It is in its original uncolored states as first published. [Monsieur] Rigobert Bonne, from his. Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre. Published around 1779, based on a handwritten inscription on the title page “Paris, 1779, ” a. Facsimile copy of the title page is included. The actual date was not published in the atlas, typical of the period. Bonne’s name does appear in the title block area of the map as. Bonne, Ingenieur Hydrographer de la Marine. Bonne worked under Jacques Nicolas Bellin. And succeeded him as the Royal Hydrographer of the King of France in 1773. Bonne’s maps reflect his royal profession in the study of oceans and coastal mapping in the great age of ships. The maps are considered some of the most accurate of the period. A very nice, well preserved original antique map! Size: The map image measures approximately 8 by 12 1/2 inches (20x32cm) on a 10 by 14 1/2 page (25x37cm) with a margin all around as seen in the pic. Condition: The map is in Very Good condition for its age, printed on a strong page, blank on the reverse with a centerfold as issued. It is basically as seen in the pics. There are a few holes in the bottom margin, otherwise it is very clean with no other obvious defects to mention, see the pics for more on condition. It is a nice example with a strong impression that would frame up well. The pics are of the actual map. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. The free listing tool. The item “1779 Bonne Map Isle de France or Reunion Bourbon or Mauritius & Rodrigue” is in sale since Saturday, January 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “c574778″ and is located in Fairview, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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