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Publisher: BONNE, R.
Title: Isles de la Reine Charlotte.
Published in: Paris, 1790
Size: 9.4 x 13.6 inches.
24.0 x 34.5 cm.

Condition: Some very light water staining to upper parts. A good impression.
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Four charts on one page including chart of Nendö Island, largest of the Santa Cruz Islands, part of the Solomon Islands group, as mapped by Captain Cartaret in 1767, the first time the islands had been located since 1568. North of the island is a volcano, now called Nupani. Engraved by Bénard for a French edition of the Official Account of Cook's Voyages, which included accounts of other English explorers in the South Seas.

Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795) was engineer, mathematician and cartographer, active in Paris. He succeeded Jacques-Nicolas Bellin as hydrographer at the Depot de la Marine in 1773. He is most notable for his Atlas maritime, Neptune Amérique septentrionale,Atlas Ecyclopédique.., in two-volumes with Nicolas Demarest and Bory de St. Vincent.
Engraved by André.

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BONNE, R. - Isles de la Reine Charlotte.

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