Auction 114, Lot 675

"Carte de la Nouvelle Zeelande", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: New Zealand

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 13.5 inches
22.9 x 34.3 cm

Scarce, detailed chart of the islands showing the track of Captain Cook's first voyage. The map is finely engraved with detail and includes four insets showing the Coromandel Peninsula (here called Mercure Bay and the Tamise River), Cook Strait, Bay of Islands and Tolaga Bay.

References:

Condition: A

Fine impression with some faint offsetting that erases easily. Minor soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 3/1/2006

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