Auction 101, Lot 478

"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

Period: 1788 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Black & White

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 large compass rose. Engraved by Andre.

References: Falk #1788-2.

Condition: B

Crisp impression with faint toning along fold.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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