Auction 108, Lot 244

"Carte du Golfe du Mexique…", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 6 inches
26.7 x 15.2 cm

An uncommon map of the Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies. Sparse detail mostly confined to Hispaniola and the Windward Islands. Currents and wind directions are noted. Nicely engraved by Andre with a garland draped title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Folding as issued. Light damp stain in bottom margin. Brown ink in upper margin.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/29/2004

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