1787 – R. Bonne – Afrique
Title: “Afrique ”
Beautiful and detailed map of Africa published by Rigobert Bonne, the Royal Hydrographer. It showing towns, rivers, some topographical features, ports and political boundaries. Bonne’s atlas, “Atlas Encyclopedique“, which was issued in several editions, was one of the most commercially successful atlases of the 18th Century.
Cartographer: Rigobert Bonne (1727 – 1795)
Sheet size: 46,5 x 31,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition. Watermarked paper with wide margins.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is a genuine antique map published in 1787 and not a modern copy or reprint!