1785 Rigobert Bonne Antique Map of Australia, Botany Bay, Tasmania & Queensland

Cartographer : Rigobert Bonne

  • Title : Nlle. Galles Merid. ou Cote Orientale de la Nouvelle Hollande Par M Bonne...Baie Botanique; Entree de la Riviere Endeavour; Esquisse de la Terre Van Diemen...
  • Size: 17in x 11 1/2in (430mm x 285mm)
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Date : 1785
  • Ref #:  93127

This original hand coloured antique copper-plate engraved map of the discoveries of Captain James Cook and the east coast of Australia in 1770 was published in 1785 edition of Atlas des toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre by Rigobert Bonne & Guillaume Raynal.

General Definitions:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color : - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Yellow, green, blue, pink
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 17in x 11 1/2in (430mm x 285mm)
Plate size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

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

Interesting map illustrating the discoveries in Australia by Captain Cook in 1770 and all the place names along the coastline. The map also 4 inset maps of Botany Bay, the Endeavour River QLD, the SE coast of Van Diemens Land or Tasmania and the northern coastline of QLD.