Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 354

"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

12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 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+

Beautiful example with full margins and very early, dark impression. Flawless except for a small area of offsetting just left of the title.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/16/2011