Auction 136, Lot 765

"Plan de l'Ile Tonga-Tabou Leve et dresse par M.E. Paris, Enseigne de Vaisseau. Expedition de la Corvette de S.M. l'Astrolabe", Dumont d'Urville, Jules Sebasian Cesar

Subject: Pacific Islands, Tonga

Period: 1835 (circa)


Color: Black & White

23 x 16.7 inches
58.4 x 42.4 cm

Detailed chart of the major island in the Tonga group (Friendly Islands) showing the routes of the Astrolabe in 1827, and Capt. Cook's Resolution in 1777.


Condition: A

Mild soiling in map and a few small tears in the blank margin which have been repaired with tissue on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/1/2011