"Sketch of Nootka Sound. A. Ship Cove…", Cook/Hogg
Subject: Canada - Vancouver Island
Period: 1778 (circa)
Color: Black & White
12.8 x 8.5 inches
32.5 x 21.6 cm
Detailed chart of the inlet to the sound complete with a large compass rose, rhumb lines and nautical scale of miles. Locates Breakers Point, shoals, and numerous soundings and good topographical detail on land as well. This chart represents the first mapping of Nootka Sound. It was finely engraved by Thomas Bowen.
On thin hand laid paper. One small area of paper weakness and light text offsetting, else very good.