Auction 122, Lot 369

"Les Isles Antilles, et le Golfe du Mexique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1783 (circa)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.3 x 8 inches
31.2 x 20.3 cm

This attractive map of the Caribbean also presents good detail of Central America. It includes the Gulf Coast and Florida, naming St. Augustine, Pensacola and New Orleans. A large inset of Bermuda is equally detailed. Detail of the trade winds exhibits their predominate direction. Four distance scales decorate the map.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1705.

Condition: A

A near fine example with a superb, early impression on thick hand laid paper with watermark. Two paper hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 12/5/2007

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