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Auction 107, Lot 175

"Carte des Iles Sandwich…", Vancouver, George (Capt)

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1799 (published)

Publication: Voyage de Decouvertes a l' Ocean Pacifique…

Color: Black & White

30 x 21.5 inches
76.2 x 54.6 cm
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Scarce, large-scale chart of the Hawaiian Islands showing Vancouver's tracks in 1792-94. George Vancouver first visited these islands as a young officer under Captain James Cook. Then between 1791-1795 he completed a round the world voyage commanding two ships, the Discovery and the Chatham. The chart also includes insets of the Gallapagos Islands and Cocos Islands.

References: Phillips (A) #1219-2.

Condition: A

Fine crisp impression with a couple of very insignificant spots.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $1,400

Closed on 6/9/2004