Author: Bonne, Rigobert
Publisher: Atlas Encyclopedique
Date published: 1787-88.a R, Bonne, Primario Hydrographo Navali. Copper engraving uncoloured as issued. Engraved by Andre. Overall sheet size 48.3cms.x 31.4cms. Image size : 340mm.x 243mm including imprint ; 4 scales of distance. Centrefold as issued. Archival strengthening on verso for 5 cms and also of small hole in margin top right else good condition. As Royal Hydrographer, Bonne's main concern was the production of marine charts but he was also involved in other works. He supplied maps for an atlas by Guillaume Raynal and for an Historical Atlas and Encyclopedia which was published in association woth Nicholas Desmaret.