"Terre de Kerguelen, Appellee par M. Cook, Isle de la Desolation", Bonne, Rigobert
Subject: Indian Ocean - Kerguelen
Period: 1779 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm
Handsome chart that features three well engraved charts on one sheet with individual borders and a large compass rose. Includes "Terre de Kerguelen…Isle de la desolation"; "Plan du Port Palliser"; "Plan du Havre de Noel dans la Terre", plus a small map showing two islands discovered by Cook and Marion du Fresne.
Lovely impression and fine later coloring. On a full sheet of thick paper with large watermark and wide margins. Very small repaired hole in unengraved area, else fine.