Carte de la Nouvelle Zéelande par M. Bonne

Carte de la Nouvelle Zéelande par M. Bonne

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$2,350.00

This 1778 map of New Zealand is one of the first copies of Cook's 1772 chart. Rigobert Bonne (1727-95) included a compass rose and four inserts on his copy - viz. Cook Strait, Bay of Islands, Mercury Bay and Tolaga Bay. He also copied Cook's mistakes - Banks Peninsula as an island and Stewart Island as a possible peninsula.

Artist Rigobert Bonne
Cartographer Lieut. James Cook
Date 1778
Dimensions (mm) 230 x 340
Engraver André(?)
Place Paris
Publication 1788 World Atlas by Bonne
Condition Excellent