Auction 132, Lot 676

"Chart of the Archipelago of Navigators…", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1798 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 15 inches
48.8 x 38.1 cm

From the English edition of La Perouse's Voyages, this map shows the Samoan Islands with good detail of the shoreline of Pola, Oyolava, Maouna, Fanfoue, and Opoun Islands with the tract of the ships indicated. Eleven profile views of the islands are keyed to positions on the chart. An inset shows Bougainville's tract through the islands, and a table gives the latitude & longitude of the major islands. Published by G.G. & J. Robinson.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/2/2010

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