Antique Map-IRAN-PERSIA-MIDDLE EAST-GEORGIA-Bonne-ca 1781

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‘ROYAUME DE PERSE ET GEORGIE – PAR M BONNE, INGENIEUR-HYDROGRAPHE DE LA MARINE.”

– This handcoloured print shows a map of Persia or Iran, and Georgia. Covers from the Black Sea south to the Persian Gulf and east past the Caspian Sea to the Indus Valley.

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Description

This handcoloured print shows a map of Persia or Iran, and Georgia. Covers from the Black Sea south to the Persian Gulf and east past the Caspian Sea to the Indus Valley.

Made by Andre after Rigobert Bonne.

Medium: Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 41.5 x 29 cm (16.34 x 11.42 inch). Image size: 34.5 x 23.5 cm. (13.58 x 9.25 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Folds as published. Tear restored in margin. Creases. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

MAP-IRAN-PERSIA-MIDDLE EAST-GEORGIA-PERSIAN GULF-CASPIAN SEA-INDUS VALLEY | RBOS-A9-29

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print was published in ca 1781.

Biography artist: Rigobert Bonne (France, 1727?1795) was a Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at Depot de la Marine. Bonne succeeded Jacques Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Dep?t de la Marine in 1773. Working in his official capacity, Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period.

Additional information

Dimensions 29 × 41 × 1 cm

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