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