Auction 109, Lot 702

"A Map of the Discoveries made by Capts. Cook & Clerke in the Years 1778 & 1779 between the Eastern Coasts of Asia and the Western Coast of North America, when they attempted to Navigate the North Sea…", Carey, Mathew

Subject: North Pacific Ocean

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: Guthrie's Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
11 x 7.5 inches
27.9 x 19.1 cm

This chart details the track of the explorations of Captain Cook in 1778 & 1779 including the ill fated stop in Hawaii - here called the Sandwich Islands. Covers the area from eastern Asia and Japan to California. The Aleutian chain is labeled the Northern Archipelago. Dotted lines show the routes traveled by the explorers. This map indicates the longitude measured from Philadelphia.

References: Wheat & Brun 24.

Condition: C

Overall toning on a full sheet with good margins. Some foxing, water stains and fly specks throughout, heavier in margins. Paper is still sound.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/1/2004

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