Auction 112, Lot 109

"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.


Condition: B

On thin hand laid paper. One small area of paper weakness and light text offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/28/2005