1780 1ed Famous Rigobert Bonne ATLAS MAPS Double-Page EXQUISITE Copper Folding

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Seller: schilb_antiquarian_books (6.280) 99.6%, Location: Columbia, Missouri, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 351953442599 1780 1ed Famous Rigobert Bonne ATLAS MAPS Double-Page EXQUISITE Copper FoldingPrinted DURING Revolutionary War / 50 RARE MAPS An absolutely incredible 1st edition Bonne atlas, complete with 50 stunning maps! Rigobert Bonne (1727–1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. Main author: Rigobert Bonne; abbe Raynal Title: Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre : dressé pour l'Histoire philosophique et politique des établissemens et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes. Published: [Genève : J. L. Pellet, 1780] Language: French Notes & contents: · 1st edition· Illustrated with 50 maps & 23 folding charts FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather bindingPages: complete with all pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and suchPublisher: [Genève : J. L. Pellet, 1780]Size: ~10.5in X 8.25in (26.5cm x 21cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee:Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation.$1950 Rigobert Bonne (1727–1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century.In 1773 Bonne succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine. Working in his official capacity, Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period. Bonne’s work represents an important step in the evolution of the cartographic ideology away from the decorative work of the 17th and early 18th century towards a more detail oriented and practical aesthetic. With regard to the rendering of terrain Bonne maps bear many stylistic similarities to those of his predecessor, Bellin. However, Bonne maps generally abandon such common 18th century decorative features such as hand coloring, elaborate decorative cartouches, and compass roses.While mostly focusing on coastal regions, the work of Bonne is highly regarded for its detail, historical importance, and overall aesthetic appeal.Principal Works[edit]Maps for Guillaume Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du Globe Terrestre (Geneva, 1780) Maps for Atlas Encyclopedique ... (2 volumes, Paris, 1788) Condition: I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask, Binding: Leather, Special Attributes: First Edition, Language: French, Original/Facsimile: Original, Original/Reproduction: Original, Year Printed: 1780, Subject: Exploration & Travel, Topic: Atlases

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