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Auction 106, Lot 192

"Chart of the Sandwich Isles", Cook/Hogg

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1784 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 8.4 inches
33.5 x 21.3 cm
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Small but important early chart of the Hawaiian Islands. It shows the path of the Resolution and the Discovery that tracks Cook's movements following his first visit to the Sandwich Islands in January 1778. The inset depicts Kealakekua Bay where the great navigator met his untimely demise on February 14, 1779.


Condition: B

Couple of light spots.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/3/2004