Auction 122, Lot 808

"Algemeene Kaart der Eilanden, van Welke in de Bovenstaande Ontwerpen, een Naaukeuriger Verslag Gedaan Woradt", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: Indian Ocean

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.2 inches
31.8 x 20.8 cm

This interesting chart covers the islands in the Indian Ocean with trade winds noted, plus 3 well-engraved insets with good detail of the islands of Reunion, Mauritius and Rodrigues. An erupting volcano is shown on the island of Bourbon, now known as Reunion. The decorative title cartouche is unique to the Bachiene edition.

References:

Condition: A

There is a small stain in the upper blank margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/5/2007

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