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Description
New Zealand. Rigobert Bonne, Carte de la Nouvelle Zeelande, from Atlas Encyclopedique, 1787 (circa). Hand Color. This uncommon, detailed chart of the islands shows the track of Captain Cook's first voyage. The map is finely engraved with detail and includes four insets showing the Coromandel Peninsula (here called Riviere de la Tamise et de la Baye de Mercure), Cook Strait, Bay of Islands, and Tolaga Bay. The waters are filled with soundings and anchorages. Engraved by Andre.
Condition
On watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold, minor offsetting, and a couple of small spots. Grade: B+
Dimensions
9.2 x 13.5 in
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MAP, New Zealand, Bonne

Estimate $550 - $650Oct 08, 2020
Starting Price $350
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