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Auction 100, Lot 466

"Carte de l'Isle O-Taiti", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Tahiti

Period: 1787-88 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the islands of Tahiti showing its unique mountainous topography. Insets of "Baye Matavai dan O-Taiti", "Plan des Havres, situes au cote Nord d'Eimeo" and "Carte des Marquises de Mendoce". Large attractive compass rose.


Condition: B

Faint discoloration along fold with a couple of damp stains in margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/12/2002