Auction 165, Lot 343

"Les Isles Antilles, et le Golfe du Mexique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.3 inches
32 x 21.1 cm

A beautiful and strongly engraved chart of the Caribbean that also features good detail of Central America. Along the Gulf Coast and Florida, New Orleans, Pensacola, and St. Augustine are named. Navigation routes, trade winds, rocks, and shoals are identified. An inset of Bermuda is located at upper right.

References: Sellers & Van Ee #1705.

Condition: A

A dark impression with a couple of minute worm holes, light damp stains confined to the blank margins, and a professionally repaired chip at bottom left, not affecting image.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/15/2017

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