Isles de Bourbon & France Reunion & Mauritius 1780 Bonne lovely hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte Generale des Isles, done les figures ci dessis offrent en plus ample detail.
(French Empire, Isle de Bournon, Reunion, Isle de France, Mauritius).
Issued c. 1780, Paris by M. Bonne.
Attractive example of this well known late 18th century engraved map, found here with lovely hand color.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive such as the tiny "verdigris" ink hole seen at top left (natural chemical age reaction of the ink with the paper).
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10" H x 15" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8 3/8" H x 12 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.