1780 Bonne Antique Map of South Pacific Islands Dusky Bay, Pitcairn, Easter Isle

Cartographer : Rigobert Bonne

  • Title : Isle De Wallis; I. Turtle; I. Des Cocos; Palmerstin I.; I. Sauvage; I. D' Hervey; Esuisse De La Baye Dusky Dans La Nouvelle Zeelande; I. Pitcairn; I. De Pasques
  • Ref #:  32193
  • Size: 16in x 11in (405mm x 2805mm)
  • Date : 1780
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This finely engraved hand coloured original antique map showing 9 various Islands of the South Pacific all related to the discoveries of Capt. James Cook - including Dusky Sound in New Zealand, Pitcairn Island; Cocos Island; Easter Island and more -  was published in the 1780 edition of Atllas des toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre by Rigobert Bonne & Guillaume Raynal. (Ref Tooley M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - White
Age of map color: -  Early
Colors used: -  Green, yellow, red, blue
General color appearance: -  Authentic
Paper size: - 16in x 11in (405mm x 2805mm)
Plate size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)
Margins: - Min ½in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None