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Isles Canaries by Rigobert Bonne

£55.00 Approx $75.65, €64.4

Code: 53636

Date:Circa 1785

Copper engraving. Overall size  : 40.2cms.x 28.5cms. Image size : 347mm.x 245mm. 3 scales of distance. La Palma, La Gomera, Tenerife, Lancerotte, Fortaventure, Gran Canaria. Mountians and major towns marked.  One fox spot top left of centrefold and little toning 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.