Auction 119, Lot 408

"L'Isle de Cuba", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Cuba and the Bahamas

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

Attractive copperplate engraving of Cuba and the Bahamas. Geographically accurate with some overall scale distortion, which is most notable in present-day Bay de Buena Vista, Golfo de Batabano, and Golfo de Guacanayabo. In the lower part of the map are the Cayman Islands. Interior and coastal information include towns, missions, hospitals and plantations.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $210

Closed on 5/9/2007

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