"Carte de Toutes les Nles. Decouvertes Dans la Mer du Sud, ou est tracee la Route du Celebre Capitaine Cook, dans son dernier Voyage", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Subject: Pacific Ocean
Period: 1790 (circa)
Publication: Histoire Universelle
Color: Hand Color
9 x 9 inches
22.9 x 22.9 cm
Small copper engraved map that illustrates the voyages of Capt. James Cook through the Pacific. It covers the North American coastline from Mexico through Alaska, and the Asian coastline through Cambodia and the islands of Indonesia. Australia is shown still connected to Terre de Diemen. The route of the Spanish galleons between the Philippines and Acapulco is shown.
Issued folding, now pressed. Some faint foxing.