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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794
Date:
1791
Short Title:
Afrique, cote orientale.
Publisher:
Lattre & Delalain
Paris
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
31
Obj Width cm:
42
Scale 1:
7,000,000
Note:
Engraved map. Boundaries outlined in hand col. Relief shown pictorially. Includes 2 inset maps. Ornamental cartouche. Prime meridian: Ferro. "XXXIII."
Country:
Madagascar; Mauritius
Region:
Africa, Eastern; Reunion
Full Title:
Partie de la cote orientale d'Afrique avec l'Isle de Madagascar et les cartes particulieres des Isles de France et de Bourbon. Projette et assujetie aux observations astronomiques. Par Mr. Bonne. Arrivet inv. & sculp. A Paris, ches Lattre. (1791)
List No:
2612.068
Page No:
C 30
Series No:
73
Engraver or Printer:
Arrivet, J.
Publication Author:
Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794; Lattre, Jean
Pub Date:
1791
Pub Title:
Atlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre ar plusieurs auteurs. Avec approbation & privilege du Roy. A Paris, Chez Lattre Graveur Ordinaire du Roy, de Mgr. Le Duc d'Orleans et de la Ville Rue St. Jacques No. 20. et Delalain Libraire, rue de la Comedie Francoise. (title page only) Monnet del. 1762. Prevost Sculp.
Pub Reference:
Cf. Phillips, 664; National Maritime Museum, 215; British Library. World, col. 384-385 (1762-1785 eds.)
Pub Note:
Maps by Bonne, Janvier, & Rizzi Zannoni. Late edition which includes important maps of the United States, British America, and Mexico which do not appear in the earlier editions. Also has an excellent catalogue of Lattre's publications. The first edition of this atlas had 36 maps (see Baskes copy). Maps are with outline hand col. and bound in full brown leather covers embossed with "Atlas Moderne" on the spine.
Pub List No:
2612.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
75
Pub Height cm:
40
Pub Width cm:
30
Image No:
2612068
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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