Author: Bonne, Rigobert
Publisher: Atlas Encyclopedique
Date published: 1787-88par M.Bonne, Ingenieur-Hydrographe de la Marine.. Copper engraving uncoloured as issued. Engraved by Gaspar Andre. Overall sheet size 46.3cms.x 31.8cms. Image size : 345mm.x 244mm including imprint ; 3 scales of distance. Centrefold as issued. Archival strengthening and repair top and bottom of centrefold on verso (far away from map area) and one repair at top neatline to pair of small wormholes either side of margin 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.
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