Auction 129, Lot 838

"[Lot of 9 - Pacific Islands]",

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1772-1840 (dated)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
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This nice group of Pacific exploration maps includes:

1) Pacific Ocean, J. Dower, c. 1840 (10.x x 8.2") A;
2) Carte des Decouvertes du Capite. Carteret dans la Nlle. Bretagne..…, Bonne, c. 1790 (13.6 x 9.1") A;
3) Nelle. Irlande, Benard, c. 1790 (12.7 x 7.9") A;
4) Views of Sandwich Islands, Cook/Hogg, c. 1790 (14.1 x 8") C - Trimmed into neatline at right and bottom left corner;
5) Matavia Bay in Otaheite / Owharre Harbour in Huaheine / Ohamaneno Harbour in Ulietea / Oopoa Harbour in Ulietea, Cook/Hogg, c. 1790 (13 x 8.1") A;
6) A View of the N.W. Side of Mas-a-Fuera, Cook/Hogg, c. 1790 (12.8 x 8") A - Creases in blank margins;
7) Chart of Cook's Strait in New Zealand, Cook/Hogg, c. 1790 (12.9 x 8.3") C - Light foxing and a puncture tear near center;
8) Untitled - Views of small Pacific Islands, Hawkesworth, 1772 (16.2 x 7") A;
9) Untitled - Cocos Island and Traitors Island, Hawkesworth, c. 1772 (7.5 x 7.7") B.

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Condition:

Condition varies, see description.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/23/2009

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