1787 – R. Bonne – Carte generale
Title: “Carte generale de toutes les parties connues de la surface de la terre, en carte reduite Par Mr Bonne ”
Beautiful World map on Mercator’s projection published by Rigobert Bonne, the Royal Hydrographer. Depicting Tasmania attached to Australia, Greenland attached to Canada and the Terre de Sandwich southeast of South America. 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. One small worm hole in the center.
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!