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Author: Bonne, Rigobert
Publisher: Atlas Encyclopedique
Date published: 1787-88Par M.Bonne, Ingenieur-Hydrographe de la Marine. Copper engraving uncoloured as issued. Engraved by Andre. Overall sheet size 46.4cms.x 32.1cms. Image size : 343mm.x 247mm including imprint ; 5 scales of distance. Centrefold as issued. Very good condition apart from a pair of archivally repaired wormholes just below top neatline. 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.