Item #309151 Mappe-Monde, Sur le Plan de L'Equateur Hemisphere Septentrional. Rigobert BONNE.

Mappe-Monde, Sur le Plan de L'Equateur Hemisphere Septentrional

Paris: 1780.

Map. Engraving with original outline coloring. Image measures 9 1/4" x 13 1/2".

Beautiful world map centered on the Arctic Circle, showing the Northern Hemisphere. Regions are labeled extensively, and topography is rendered pictorially. In excellent condition. Minor spots to margins, not affecting the image.

Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. He served as Hydrographer to France, and during his term, he produced a numbered of detailed and useful maps, particularly of coastal regions. His work is often devoid of decorative cartouches and compasses roses and marks a turn in European mapmaking away from decoration toward technical mapping.

Binding: Unbound
Language: French

Price: $265.00

Item #309151

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