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BONNE, Rigobert

Carte du Gouvernement de Bretagne

Chez Lattre, Paris, 1771
300 x 410 mm., in early outline colour in good condition.
The FIRST EDITION of Rigobert Bonne’s ‘Atlas Moderne’ was published in 1762 followed by an edition of 1771. This attractive map of Brittany is from that issue. Bonne was an engineer, mathematician and cartographer. He succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as the hydrographer at the Depot de la Marine. Jean Lattre was the publisher of this edition, he may also have been this maps engraver. With maps by Bonne, Jean Janvier and Rizzi-Zannoni. Shirley BL T.Bonn 1a.
Stock number: 8639

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