Auction 96, Lot 230

"L'Isle de Cuba", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Atlas de toutes les parties du globe terrestre

Color: Black & White

12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

Copperplate engraving of the island. Geographically accurate with some overall scale distortion, which is most notable in present-day Bay de Buena Vista, Golfo de Batabano, and Golfo de Guacanayabo. In the lower part of the map are the Cayman Islands. In the north is Bimini, San Salvador and other small islands. Interior and coastal information includes towns, missions, hospitals and plantations.


Condition: A+

A very nice impression. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $275


Closed on 9/12/2001