Auction 126, Lot 37

"Die Beyden Halbkugeln. Anzeige der Drey Reisen Cooks", Mollo, Tranquillo

Subject: World

Period: 1818 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13 inches
45.7 x 33 cm

An uncommon double-hemisphere map that shows the tracks of all of Capt. Cook's expeditions in the Pacific from 1768-1780 in the Polynesian Islands, Antarctica and the Pacific Northwest. The coastlines of Australia and New Zealand are complete. The map is filled with placenames, particularly along the coasts, and topographically, only bodies of water are indicated inland.

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Condition: B+

Original hand coloring with some minor soil in the bottom of the map a couple of tiny wormholes.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/3/2008

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