Auction 110, Lot 289

"Carte pour Servir a l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 12.6 inches
46.2 x 32 cm

This map is roughly centered on South America, but includes most of Africa, the southern part of North America and the West Indies. Arrows in the ocean depict the directions of the currents or prevailing winds. There is a fair amount of detail in Central and South America. Decorated with a nice title cartouche.

References:

Condition: B

Issued folded, now pressed. Couple of faint spots, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005

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