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Author: Bonne, Rigobert
Publisher: Atlas Encyclopedique
Date published: 1787-88Long title: Gouvernements de Flandre, de Picardie, D'Artois, de L'I sle de France, et de Champagne par M.Bonne, Ingenieur-Hydrographe de la Marine.. Copper engraving uncoloured as issued. Engraved by Gaspar Andre. Overall sheet size 31.3cms.x 46.2cms. Image size : 248mm.x 356mm including imprint ; 4 scales of distance. Centrefold as issued. Two wormholes in margin repaired archivally on verso (outside printed map area); one rust mark top right margin else very 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.