Auction 132, Lot 346

"L'Isle de Cuba", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toute les parties…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.4 inches
31.8 x 21.3 cm

Attractive copperplate engraving of Cuba and the Bahamas. It is geographically accurate with some overall scale distortion, most notably in present-day Bay de Buena Vista, Golfo de Batabano, and Golfo de Guacanayabo. In the lower part of the map are the Cayman Islands. Interior and coastal information includes shoals, towns, missions, hospitals and plantations.

References: Cueto #52.

Condition: A

Some faint offsetting, else fine.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/2/2010

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