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Auction 101, Lot 479

"Carte des Cotes de l'Amerique et de l'Asie depuis la Californie jusqu'a Macao…", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: North Pacific

Period: 1797 (published)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage

Color: Black & White

27 x 19.5 inches
68.6 x 49.5 cm
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Large-scale map showing La Perouse's expedition in the North Pacific. It covers the western coast of America from the Gulf of California to Alaska, and the east coast of Asia from Tartary to Canton, including Formosa, Japan and the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). The tracks of the La Boussole and L'Astrolabe are shown.

References: Phillips (A) #688-15; Wagner (NW) #839.

Condition: B

Some damp stain and damage along centerfold, reinforced with tissue on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/4/2002