SOUTH OF FRANCE – LANGUEDOC & ROUSSILLON BY BONNE. PUBLISHED BY LATTRE, 1771.
CARTE DES GOUVERNEMENTS DE LANGUEDOC, E FOIX ET DU ROUSSILLON...
Detailed copper line engraved map of the area by Rigobert Bonne,. The present map was published in Paris by Lattre, circa 1771. Rigobert Bonne (1727-1794) was an influential French cartographer of the late-eighteenth century. Born in the Lorraine region of France, Bonne came to Paris to study and practice cartography. He was a skilled cartographer and hydrographer and succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Hydrographer at the Depot de la Marine in 1773. Attractive cartouche.
Measures approx. 310 x 450 mm. Excellent condition, see photo. .
Original outline hand colour with a later wash on the cartouche..
A guaranteed genuine antique map.