"Carte de L"ILE DE LA REUNION, par BORY de ST VINCENT, Officier d'Etat Major, Pour Servir à son Voyage dans quatre iles DES MERS D'AFRIQUE ; Dédiée à son Excellence le Maréchal BERTHIER Ministre de la Guerre. Dessinée par Bory de St Vincent, et gravée par Blondeau, Graveur du Dépot de la Guerre. Very l arge and unusual antique map of the island of Reunion, in the Indian ocean , drawn by Bory de St Vincent, engraved by Blondeau. The map is dedicated to the Marechal Berthier, Marechal of the army of the Emperor Napoleon I.
In the left side, the detail of the map is listed. A nice compass in upper left side. He was the chief naturalist of the corvette Le Naturaliste in the second expedition of Nicolas Baudin in the southern countries. During a trip to Australia, he was forced to stay in Reunion island where he conducted scientific observations and drew up several drawings and maps. Size with margins : 88 x 64 cm / 34,6 x 25,1 inches.Good condition, a small repair in the left side, handed colored. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "REUNION ISLAND 1804 BORY DE ST VINCENT VERY LARGE NICE ANTIQUE MAP" is in sale since Monday, April 19, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.