Auction 93, Lot 365

"Carte des Isles de la Societe", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Society Islands

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 islands known today as Maupiti, Bora Bora, Tahaa, Raiatea, and Huahine. Four insets provide details of harbors and bays in the region. Soundings and reefs are clearly marked. An attractive chart with a large compass rose.

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Condition: B

Couple of small unobtrusive spots, overall fine.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2000

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