Navigation
Cart$0.00

Antique Map Chinese Empire by Bonne (1750)

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Antique Map Chinese Empire by Bonne titled ‘Carte de l’Empire de la Chine ~ De la Tartarie Chinoise, et du Royaume de Corèe: avec les Isles du Japon’.

Rare map of showing China with Corea, Japan and partly the Phillippines, published in 1750 by Rigobert Bonne, in Paris.

Rigobert Bonne (1727–1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. In 1773 Bonne succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine. Working in his official capacity, Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period. Bonne’s work represents an important step in the evolution of the cartographic ideology away from the decorative work of the 17th and early 18th century towards a more detail oriented and practical aesthetic. With regard to the rendering of terrain Bonne maps bear many stylistic similarities to those of his predecessor, Bellin. However, Bonne maps generally abandon such common 18th century decorative features such as hand coloring, elaborate decorative cartouches, and compass roses. While mostly focusing on coastal regions, the work of Bonne is highly regarded for its detail, historical importance, and overall aesthetic appeal.

Year c.1750
Dimensions: 325 x 210 mm.
Condition: Good.
Coloring: Original outline coloring
Technique: Copperplate engraving
Purchase Code: M1839

3.750.000 IDR incl. passepartout

220,00 Euro incl. passepartout
260,00 USD incl. passepartout

Product Enquiry

Product Enquiry

Related Products

Antique Print Javanese Dance by De Bry (c.1598)

Antique print Javanese Dance titled ‘CHOREA SEV TRIPV-/DIVM IAVANORVM. 23’. A rare early 17th century black and white print of a typical Javanese dance somewhat similar to the 20th century Indonesian ‘Line dance’ with men...

Prambanan Temple Yogyakarta II (1893)

Prambanan temple Yogyakarta Indonesia, 1893 Original 1893 photographs of the rediscovery of the Tjandi Prambanan temple, taken by the “Dutch Indies Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology” The temple was first built at the site...

Prambanan Temple Yogyakarta III (1893)

Prambanan Yogyakarta Indonesia, 1893 Original 1893 photographs of the rediscovery of the Tjandi Prambanan temple, taken by the “Dutch Indies Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology” The temple was first built at the site around...

Antique Print of Indonesian and Chinese People by Gilbert (c.1873)

Antique print of Indonesian and Chinese People titled ‘INDO – CHINE SEPTENTRIONALE / TYPES DU LAOS BIRMAN ET DU YUN – NAN’.  A late 19th century lithograph showing the finely drawn and engraved faces of men and...

Antique Print Bantam Wedding Ceremony by De Bry (c.1598)

Antique print Bantam wedding ceremony titled ‘SOLEMNITAS NVPTIALIS/BANTAM INCOLARVM. 12’. A rare early 17th century black and white print showing a marriage and wedding ceremony in the City of Bantam, West Java by the German...

Antique Print Bantam Market by De Bry (c.1598)

Antique print Bantam market titled ‘QVO RITV BANTANI CON-/CILIA MILITARIA AGANT. 19’. A rare early 17th century black and white print of a typical council meeting in the market place at Bantam by the German...

Antique Print Bantam Warriors/Ox Hunters by De Bry (c.1598)

Antique print Bantam Warrior/Ox Hunters titled ‘MILITES IN BANTAM/GREGARII CVM SVIS/armis. 14’. A rare early 17th century black and white print of warriors from Bantam and the painful result when one of them tried to...

Antique Print Bamboo Forest Celebes by Lauters (c.1844) – SOLD

Antique Print Bamboo Forest Celebes titled ‘HANGENDE BAMBOEZEN BRUG.   PONT SUSPENDU DE BAMBOU’. A very fine and detailed mid-19th century lithograph by Paulus Lauters (1806-1875) of a bamboo suspension bridge hanging between magnificent forest...

Antique Print of a Chinese inhabitant of Makassar by Bayot (c.1850)

Antique Print of a Chinese inhabitant of Makassar titled ‘AOTAHI CHINOIS HABITANT MAKASSAR/(Iles Celebes)’.  A very fine mid-19th century lithograph of a traditionally dressed Chinese inhabitant of Makassar in the Celebes engraved and lithographed by...

Prambanan Temple Yogyakarta (1893)

Original 1893 photographs of the rediscovery of the Tjandi Prambanan temple, taken by the “Dutch Indies Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology”. The temple was first built at the site around 850 CE by Rakai...
Back to top