CARTE DU CHILI DEPUIS LE SUD DE PEROU JUSQU'AU CAP HORN..
Full Title: Title: Carte Du Chili Depuis Le Sud Du Perou Jusqu'au Cap Horn Avec Partie Des Regions Qui En Sont A L'Est.
A fine example of Rigobert Bonne and Guillaume Raynal's 1780 map of Chile.
Covers modern day Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the Falkland Islands, Tierra del Fuego, and Cape Horn.
Shows numerous fictional mountain ranges in Patagonia and central Argentina. Names a number of indigenous groups and mission stations throughout. Highly detailed, showing towns, rivers, some topographical features, and political boundaries.
Excellent hand colour
Very good condition.
code : M4617
Cartographer : BONNE Rigobert
Date : 1780 Paris
Size : 32*21.5 cms
availability : Sold
Price : Sold
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795), a prolific French cartographer, was active between about 1760 and 1788, working in the French Hydrographical Office, and appointed as Hydrographer to the French King.
Bonne prepared a large number of charts, some of which appeared in the Atlas Maritime. Today, he is best known for the smaller maps that he prepared for Raynal’s Atlas de Toutes Les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, published in 1780, and the Atlas Encyclopedique, published in conjunction with Nicholas Desmarest. Although the maps are relatively plain, dispensing with the decorative embellishment of mid-century, they are detailed and provide good coverage of newly discovered regions.