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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)


Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 8.2 inches
52.8 x 20.8 cm
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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.


Condition: B

Toned along one fold, else crisp and clean.

Estimate: $250 - $275


Closed on 9/12/2002