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Auction 109, Lot 703

"Carte des Cotes de l'Amerique et de l'Asie depuis la Californie jusqu a Macao", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: North Pacific Ocean

Period: 1799 (published)

Publication: Voyage autour du Monde…Atlas

Color: Hand Color

27.5 x 19.7 inches
69.9 x 50 cm

Large-scale map showing La Perouse's expedition in the North Pacific. It covers the western coast of America from the Gulf of California to Alaska, and the east coast of Asia from Tartary to Canton, including Formosa, Japan and the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). The tracks of the La Boussole and L'Astrolabe are shown.

References: Phillips (A) #688-15; Wagner (NW) #839.

Condition: B

Folding with close margins as issued. Minor soil and creases with a couple small repairs on folds,

Estimate: $450 - $500


Closed on 12/1/2004