Auction 100, Lot 461

"N.lle Galles Merid.le ou Cote Orientale de la Nouvelle Hollande", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Australia

Period: 1787-88 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.3 x 13.5 inches
23.6 x 34.3 cm

An interesting sheet showing the discoveries of Capt. Cook in Australia. The main map shows the whole of the east coast in fine detail, with soundings and the tracks of Cook's exploration. There are four insets: ‘Partie de la Cote de la Nouvelle Galles Meridionale', ‘Esquisse de la Terre Van Diemen’, ‘Baie Botanique’ and ‘Entree de la Rivieree Endeavour’. Large compass rose at bottom.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2002

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