"Carte des Isles Sandwich", Bonne, Rigobert
Period: 1787 (circa)
Color: Black & White
13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm
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.
Clean and crisp impression on fine paper with a lovely watermark. Slight offsetting that erases easily.