Auction 135, Lot 725

"Carte de l'Archipel des Navigateurs Decouvert par M. de Bougainville en Mai 1768", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1797 (published)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse…

Color: Black & White

Size:
26.7 x 19.3 inches
67.8 x 49 cm

A chart of the Navigators Islands, discovered by Bougainville in 1768 and visited by La Perouse in 1786. The tracks of La Perouse are shown along with eight coastal prospects. An inset at top shows Bougainville's track through the islands.

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Condition: A

There is just a hint of toning near the title, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/16/2011

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