Auction 110, Lot 675

"Carte des Decouvertes faites dans la Mer Pacifique sur la Vaisseau de Roi, La Resolution, Commande par le Capitaine Cook en 1774", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: French edition of Cook's Voyages

Color: Black & White

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

Great exploration chart of New Caledonia and the New Hebrides situated well off the east coast of Australia. The route and dates for the Resolution is shown in detail. Hazards along the ship's track include shoals and rocks. A historical exploration chart.


Condition: A

Nice impression on thick paper with original margins. Folding, as issued. Slight offsetting that easily erases. Light water stain in upper margin.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/2/2005