TURKEY IN ASIA – GEORGIA – ARMENIA – SYRIA BY BONNE. PUBLISHED BY LATTRE, 1771.
CARTE DE LA TURQUIE D'ASIE.
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.