Turkey Asia Minor Cyprus Syria Black Sea 1787 uncommon variant Bonne mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Asia Minor. Descripta a Rto. Bona. Primario Hydrogtapho Navali.
(Europe / Turkey)
Issued 1786, (Italy?). Engraved by Andre.
Interesting uncommon variant Bonne map, with Italian language imprint and title. Likely pirate version or perhaps created for an Italian market at the time.
Eighteenth century antique copper engraved map with verynice full hand color.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 11 5/8"H x 17 7/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 9 1/4"H x 13 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.