Oceania, Polinesia, Australasia, Socety Islands; Desmarest & Bonne - Carte de l'Isle de O-Tahiti - 1781-1800

Description
Oceania, Polinesia, Australasia, Socety Islands; Desmarest & Bonne - Carte de l'Isle de O-Tahiti - 1781-1800
Original colored copper plate

This in Folio Map is an original engraving on copper from 1787.

This is the BONNE & DESMAREST edition, published in 1787, in their Atlas, entitled: "Atlas Encyclopédique, contenant la géographie ancienne, et quelques cartes sur la géographie moderne, et les cartes relatives à la géographie physique......PARIS, 1787."

Gorgeous map published in Paris, with excellent colouring, wide margins, not trimmed at the time, and geographically very well detailed in every part.

In good condition, as per photos, with small presence of marginal browning.


Map overall dimensions: 47x32 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Oceania
Geographical specification
Polinesia, Australasia, Socety Islands
Map maker/ publisher
Desmarest & Bonne
Map/ Book title
Carte de l'Isle de O-Tahiti
Period
1781-1800
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original colored copper plate
Size of the largest image
32×47 cm
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