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Publisher: BONNE, R.
Title: Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Mexique, avec la Majeure partie de la Nouvelle Espagne. Par M. Bonne, IngeŽnieur Hydrographe de la Marine. Aoust 1780. . .
Published in: Paris, 1780
   
Size: 26.3 x 57.1 inches.
66.7 x 145.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: In 18 sections, mounted on linen. A few minor stains on face of map, linen backing with light wear and scattered moderate spotting, otherwise the map is fine with excellent colour retention and in a strong impression.
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A first edition of this scarce large format map of Florida, the Gulf Coast, Texas (almost to Corpus Christi), Mexico, Baja California and Central America, northern South America, and Caribbean. This very detailed map gives place names, some routes of navigation, provinces, numerous harbors and bays, towns, forts, channels, the direction of the trade winds, the Gulf Stream, and relief. Includes excellent detail along the coast of Florida, one of the best contemporary mappings of its coastline. Excellent detail in the Gulf Coast, including Texas, with a fair amount of detail in the interior. Texas is still part of Coahuila, and shown are St. Bernard Bay and the Atacapa Indians (described as cannibals).
Reference: Lowery 648n. Sellers & Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789 1703.



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BONNE, R. -  Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Mexique, avec la Majeure partie de la Nouvelle Espagne. Par M. Bonne, IngeŽnieur Hydrographe de la Marine. Aoust 1780. . .
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BONNE, R. - Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Mexique, avec la Majeure partie de la Nouvelle Espagne. Par M. Bonne, IngeŽnieur Hydrographe de la Marine. Aoust 1780. . .
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