Auction 124, Lot 333

"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.

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: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008