Auction 100, Lot 31

"Development de la Route faite Autour du Monde Par les Vaisseaux du Roy la Boudeuse et l'Etoile", Anon.

Subject: World

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 8.2 inches
52.8 x 20.8 cm

An unusual chart showing the course of the two ships under command of Count Louis Antoine de Bougainville around the world in 1766-69. The continents are shown in outline with only those place names where Bougainville landed.

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Condition: B

Toned along one fold, else crisp and clean.

Estimate: $250 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 9/12/2002

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