Auction 93, Lot 364

"Carte des Isles des Amis", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Tonga

Period: 1787 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopédique

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the of present day Kingdom of Tonga. The tracks of Cook's ship, Resolution (1773 -74) are shown. Four insets show details of small islands and the main harbor on Tongataboo. Nice impression and large compass rose.

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Condition: A

Light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $170

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/6/2000

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