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Lot 0014
  • Title/Content of Map: Antique Northern Polar Projection
  • Date Printed: 1787
  • Cartographer: Bonne, Rigobert
  • Size (inches): 14 x 9
  • Condition: Very good. On strong chain-laid paper. A strong impression. Single vertical fold as issued.

    Early antique North polar projection covering the Northern Hemisphere from the North Pole to the Equator. 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. Surrounded by two tables of climatological data and a view of the "Sphere Parallele." Published in Paris in 1787. Plate 22. 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.

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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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    $1.00

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    Bonne: Antique Map of Northern Polar Projection, 1787

    Auction ended on Sat, Oct 7, 2017
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
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    101 Avenue of the Americas
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