Bonne, Rigobert

1778

Antique master or key chart to the Petit Atlas Maritime

Carte Generale de France qui montre la Disposition respective et l'assemblage des Cartes particulieres de l'Atlas Maritime.

DESCRIPTION: Scarce antique miniature master page to Rigobert Bonne's miniature sea atlas of coastal France. Bonne's scarce atlas contained 12 miniature nautical charts of coastal France and 18 miniature plates of port and harbor plans. On this master map nine rectangles show the viewer the area encompassed by each of Bonne's nine charts as shown in our inventory.

From Rigobert Bonne's miniature nautical atlas "Atlas maritime ou Cartes réduites de toutes les Côtes de France avec des cartes particulières des isles voisines les plus considérables, suivies des plans des principales villes maritimes de ce royaume." Published by Lattre from Paris. With the royal privilege. Engraved by Monnet after a design by L. Legrand.

Rigobert Bonne was the successor to Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine.

CREATOR: Bonne, Rigobert

PUBLICATION DATE: 1778

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Good.  On strong, heavy solid paper. Lightly age toned.

COLORING: Original period hand coloring.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 3 " x 4 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 7

PRICE: $160


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