Catalog Archive
Auction 152, Lot 313

"Carte du Golfe du Mexique, pour Servir a l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.7 x 6.1 inches
27.2 x 15.5 cm
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This uncommon map covers the Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies. There is sparse detail mostly confined to Hispaniola and the Windward Islands. Currents and wind directions are noted. Nicely engraved by Andre with a garland-draped title cartouche.


Condition: B+

A strong impression issued folding on a watermarked sheet. There is faint offsetting and remnants of masking tape on verso, confined to the top blank margin.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $65

Closed on 2/18/2015