"Terre de Kerguelen, Appellee par M. Cook, Isle de la Desolation", Bonne, Rigobert
Subject: Indian Ocean
Period: 1787-88 (published)
Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique
Color: Black & White
13.6 x 9.2 inches
34.5 x 23.4 cm
Copper engraved map of the Kerguelen Islands in the Southern Indian Ocean. It shows the tracks of Captain James Cook who sheltered from a storm at Kerguelen on Christmas Day, 1776. Three insets show detail of small islands and harbors (including Christmas Harbor). Large compass rose.
Minor toning along fold and a few pin-sized wormholes only visible when held to strong light.