Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 339

"Carte des Isles Sandwich", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1787 (published)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 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.


Condition: A

Couple of tiny spots of foxing and a little bit of offsetting.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/6/2007