Auction 124, Lot 195

"Carte de la Riviere de Cook dans la partie N.O. de l'Amerique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

This handsome map shows Capt. Cook's discoveries in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet and includes track and anchor points of the Resolution. The map is inset with Plan du Havre de Samganoodha, dans l'Isle de Oonalaska. A large compass rose dominates the center.

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Condition: B+

The map has a nice impression with repairs and some faint damp stain along the centerfold.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/7/2008

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