1780 – R. Bonne – Les Indes Orientales
Title: “Les Indes Orientales et leur Archipel… ”
Very nice map of Southeast Asia covering Kandahar and the Maldives in the west eastward to include all of India, Southeast Asia (modern Burma, Thailand or Siam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos), the East Indies (Java, Sumatra, Borneo and the Celebes) and the Philippines. Vietnam is divided into the kingdoms of Tonkin and Chochinchine. Includes the Tip of Formosa or Taiwan. Drawn by R. Bonne and published in 1780 in Paris by Guillaume-Thomas Raynal in “Geographical Atlas of All Known Parts of the Earth Globe to Serve the Philosophical and Political History of Establishments and Trade of Europeans in the Two Indies...”
Cartographer: Rigobert Bonne (1727 – 1795)
Sheet size: 36.4 x 46,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition. Original coloring on watermarked paper.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is a genuine antique map published in 1780 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!