Auction 112, Lot 209

"Plan of the Entrance of the Port of Bucarelli on the North West Coast of America", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1798 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15.3 inches
49.5 x 38.9 cm

This handsome sea chart represents northernmost exploration documented by Spanish navigators. Bucarelli Sound, on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island, was believed to be the entrance to a Northwest Passage. Published by J. Robinson.

References: Wagner (NW) #843.

Condition: A

Attractive later color. Bit of surface soil at bottom fold, overall very good.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/28/2005