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Auction 104, Lot 624

"Carte de l'Archipel des Navigateurs Decouvert par M. de Bougainville en Mai 1768", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1797 (published)


Color: Black & White

27 x 19.5 inches
68.6 x 49.5 cm
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A chart of the Navigators Islands, discovered by Bougainville in 1768 and visited by La Perouse in 1786. The tracks of La Perouse are shown along with eight coastal prospects. An inset at top shows Bougainville's track through the islands.


Condition: B

Light soiling along folds. Fold separation in top margin, just touching neatline, closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/10/2003