Auction 113, Lot 199

"Chart of the North West Coast of America Explored by the Boussole & Astrolabe in 1786. 3rd Sheet.", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Pacific Coast

Period: 1799 (published)

Publication: Voyages of La Perouse…

Color: Black & White

19.2 x 15 inches
48.8 x 38.1 cm

From the Port of Monterey north to Cape Rond (possibly Tillamook Head). Includes the Port of San Francisco. Good detail along coast including Point Bodega, the Capes of Mendocino, Blanco, and Foul-weather, Port of Trinidad, and Punta Gorda. Details the ship's course by numbered days, soundings, rocks and islands. From the English edition, published by G.G. & J. Robinson just two years after the French edition.

References: Phillips (A) 693; Wagner (NW) #847.

Condition: A

Couple of printer's creases and one folded corner, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/7/2005