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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 46.1cms.x 31.8cms. Image size : 343mm.x 243mm including imprint ; 6 scales of distance. Centrefold as issued. Two archival strengthenings on verso at top and bottom of centrefold - invisible from the front 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.