Auction 111, Lot 333

"Carte de l'Extremite Meridionale de L'Amerique", Cook/Benard

Subject: Argentina and Falklands

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication: Voyage dans l'Hemisphere Australe et Autour du Monde

Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 16.7 inches
49.3 x 42.4 cm

Handsome sea chart of the southern tip of South America and the Falkland Islands. The map is centered on a compass rose with an inset of New Years Island and New Years Harbor on Staten Island at bottom right. Engraved by Benard.

References: Sabin #16249.

Condition: B

Some toning and paper restoration at fold intersections.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005