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Auction 123, Lot 377

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

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1783 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.3 x 8 inches
31.2 x 20.3 cm

A beautifully and strongly engraved chart of the Caribbean also has good detail of Central America. It includes the Gulf Coast and Florida; St. Augustine, Pensacola and New Orleans are named. At upper right is an inset of Bermuda.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1705.

Condition: A

Very strong, and bold impression on a sheet with wide, original margins. A couple insignificant foxing spots.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008