Auction 122, Lot 115

"Amerique Septentrionale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: North America

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Black & White

12.7 x 8.5 inches
32.3 x 21.6 cm

The entire western part of the continent is left completely blank on this map of North America. The British Colonies and a few major cities are named along the eastern seaboard and in the Great Lakes region. Alaska is shown as a group of islands, the largest of which is labeled Alaschka. Good detail of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Filled with information and place names throughout Mexico and the Caribbean. With six distance scales at upper right.

References: Seller & Van Ee #170

Condition: B+

Dark impression on thick hand laid paper with wide margins. Very slight offsetting visible in some blank areas.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007