Auction 102, Lot 503

"To the Right Honorable the Lord Commissioners...This Chart of the North West Coast of America, with the Tracks of the King George and Queen Charlotte in 1786 & 1787…", Dixon, George (Capt.)

Subject: Pacific Ocean

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication: Voyage Around the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
34.5 x 23 inches
87.6 x 58.4 cm

Dixon's remarkable and noteworthy chart published after his return from Capt. Cook's third voyage. Chart includes the Alaskan coastline with Cook's River, Prince William's sound, Queen Charlotte's Island and south to Nootka. Turnagain Arm is shown but not named. Shows tracks of the two ships.

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Condition: B

Trace of light offsetting and light scattered foxing. Small, light damp stain at lower centerfold.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Unsold

Closed on 3/5/2003

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