Auction 103, Lot 170

"Carte des Isles Sandwich", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1779 (dated)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm

Handsome copper-engraved chart of the islands with a large inset "Plan de la Baye de Karakakooa." Cook's tracks through the island chain in both 1778 and 1779 are traced and the chart incorporates a nice large compass rose.


Condition: B

Old repair of tear in the middle of the centerfold with tape stain on verso, now closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/11/2003