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Holy land, Jerusalem, Nouveau Testament, Bonne 1782



Historical map based on the New Bible Testament.

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Holy land Jerusalem Historical map by Bonne 1782

Title: Carte Des Regions Et Des Liex Dont Il Est Parlé Dans Le Nouveau Testament
Dreffee par Bonne.

Description: Historical map based on the New Bible Testament, showing the Mediterranean region with many historical places including Cyprus Turkey Italy and Greece with inlay maps of Jerusalem and Judea.

Technik: Handmade paper, copperplate engraved with hand coloring in outline.

Cartographer Richard Bonne.
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.

Origin: Atlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre, frontespizio, …

Size : Sheet app.: 54 x 39 cm. 21 x 15 inches.
Image app; 45 x 31.5 cm. 17.75 x 12.25 inches.
Description: Nice map in good condition, light marginal water stained on higher corners. Centre fold as published. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.