Auction 100, Lot 459

"Carte de l'Entree de Norton, et du Detroit de Bhering ou l'on voit le Cap le plus Oriental de l'Asie, et la Pointe la plus Occidentale de l'Amerique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: North Pacific Ocean

Period: 1788 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Great map of the Bering Strait from the coast south of Norton Sound to the coast north of Cap du Prince de Galles. It plots the course of Cook's voyages of 1778 and 1779 with soundings along his track. Decorated with a brightly colored compass rose.

References: Falk #1788-2.

Condition: A

Soft horizontal crease, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2002

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