Auction 130, Lot 346

"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: Hand Color

12.5 x 8.2 inches
31.8 x 20.8 cm

This is an exceptional example of this attractive map of the Caribbean. The detail includes relief, towns, harbors, forts, rivers, rocks and shoals, some navigation routes, and the direction of the trade winds. A large inset of Bermuda is equally detailed along the coasts.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1705.

Condition: A+

A superb impression with wide original margins. Remnants of mounting hinges on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/2/2009