Auction 146, Lot 40

"Carte Generale de Toutes les Parties Connues de la Surface de la Terre, en Carte Reduite", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Attractive copper-engraved map of the world with particularly good detail of the islands shown throughout. Tasmania is still attached to Australia, Greenland is depicted attached to Canada, and a partial outline of Terre de Sandwich is shown southeast of South America.

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Condition: B+

Nice, wide margins and light offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/4/2013

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