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Auction 114, Lot 230

"Carte des Isles Sandwich", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1787 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm
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Handsome copper-engraved chart of the islands with a large inset "Plan de la Baye de Karakakooa." Cook's tracks through the island chain in both 1778 and 1779 are traced and the chart incorporates a nice large compass rose.


Condition: A+

Clean and crisp impression on fine paper with a lovely watermark. Slight offsetting that erases easily.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/1/2006