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  • Title/Content of Map: Western Hemisphere - Antique 45 Degree Southern Oblique Projection. Mappe-Monde sur le plan Horizontal situe a 45 d. de latitude Sud. Hemisphere Occidental.
  • Date Printed: 1787
  • Cartographer: Bonne, Rigobert
  • Size (inches): 14 x 9
  • Careful wash hand-coloring

    Early antique projection covering the Western Hemisphere taken from 45 degrees south latitude. Includes North America, South America, eastern Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands. The Hawaiian Islands are named the "Iles Sandwich." An attractive copper-plate engraved map produced by Rigobert Bonne and crisply and finely engraved by Andre to include mountain ranges and numerous place names. Includes two related views on the plate including one colorful view of the "Sphere Oblique."

    Rigobert Bonne (1727-1794) was the successor to Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine. Bonne first came to prominence when he published a number of charts in the Atlas Maritime in 1762, but Bonne is better known for later publications, including the Atlas Encyclopedique, which he collaborated on with Nicholas Desmarest, as well as the maps he produced for Raynal's Atlas de Toutes Les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre. Published in Paris in 1787. Plate 25.

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  • Location: This item ships from South Carolina

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  • Condition
    Very good. On strong chain-laid paper. A strong impression. Single vertical fold as issued.
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    Bonne: Antique Map of the Western Hemisphere. 1787

    Estimate $155 - $175Nov 05, 2017
    Starting Price $1
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