Auction 102, Lot 504

"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, Alaska and Pacific Northwest

Period: 1799 (published)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse

Color: Hand Color

Size:
27 x 19.8 inches
68.6 x 50.3 cm

Large-scale map showing the extent of 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. Engraved by Tardieu.

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Condition: A+

Crisp impression with full margins on thick hand-laid paper with watermarks.

Estimate: $500 - $550

Unsold

Closed on 3/5/2003

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