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Auction 102, Lot 508

"The Island of Otaheite", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Tahiti

Period: 1800 (circa)


Color: Black & White

15 x 11 inches
38.1 x 27.9 cm

Copper engraved map of the island based on the survey of Capt. Cook and improved by William Wilson with the location of houses along the shores and the addition of numerous place names. A Curious Lake is located near the center of the large island.


Condition: C

Trimmed to neatline on bottom, and sides with small binder's tear into border. Three fold separations, one just entering neatline at top. Light scattered foxing. Even with faults an interesting and presentable map.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $0

Closed on 3/5/2003