Auction 105, Lot 531

"Partie de la Mer du Sud Comprise Entre les Philippines et la Californie [on sheet with] Partie de la Mer du Sud Comprise Entre les Philippines et la Californie", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Pacific Ocean

Period: 1797 (published)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.8 x 19.5 inches
68.1 x 49.5 cm

An interesting large sheet with two maps that covers the same area of the Central Pacific. The top chart shows the routes of the Spanish galleons from Acapulco to the Philippines along with the track of Commodore Anson. The bottom chart shows La Perouse's route from Monterey, through Hawaii and the Marianes, to Macao.

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Condition: B

Couple of folds repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 12/3/2003

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