Auction 137, Lot 834

"Chart of the NW Coast of America and NE Coast of Asia explored in the Years 1778 & 1779…", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: North Pacific Ocean

Period: 1784 (circa)


Color: Black & White

26 x 15 inches
66 x 38.1 cm

This map shows the coastline of northwestern North America and northeastern Asia, with particular emphasis on Bristol Bay north to the Bering Strait. The detail is focused on Cook's explorations, including his third and final expedition. Engraved by George Byrne.

References: Kershaw #1140.

Condition: B+

A few small centerfold repairs on verso along with some very minor toning and offsetting in image.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011