Turkey in Asia Antique Old Map Turque D'Asie Bonne 1780
Title: Turque D'Asie A L’ Exception Des Enclaves Sitées En Arabie. Par M. Bonne, Ingenieur - Hydrographe de la Marine.
Description: Turkey Old antique map of Asia Minor. copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Cartographer: Rigobert Bonne (France, 1727–1795) Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at Depot de la Marine.
In 1773 Bonne succeeded Jacques 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.
Origin: Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre, ... published by Pellet, Geneva, 1780.
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Size: Sheet app.: 47 x 32 cm. 18.5 x 12.5 inches Image app.: 33.5 x 23.5 cm. 13.25 x 9.25 inches. Condition: Very good, fold as published.