Asia Hindostan India Tibet China Persia Arabia winds c.1780 Bonne antique mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
(Asia / Persia / India / Indostan / Tartary / Russia / Tibet / China / Japan / Trade Winds, Indonesia/ etc.)
Issued Paris, c. 1780 by R. Bonne.
Lovely antique engraved map with visually enhancing hand color.
Nice looking antique map, some minor light surface age wear, small dark spots below Japan, some toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 9 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 12 1/2" x 8"
This map exists in numerous variant editions, all engraved upon different plates at diff. times by diff. engravers. Once could with patience and diligence likely assemble a dozen or more variant printgs of this map.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.1, p. 163.