Auction 140, Lot 835

"Carte des Isles Decouvertes aux Environs d'Otahiti, dans Plusieurs Voyages Faits Autour du Monde Par Les Capitaines Byron, Wallis, Carteret et Cook. En. 1765.1767.1769", Benard, Robert

Subject: South Pacific Ocean, Tahiti

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Relation des Voyages Entrepris par Ordre de sa Majeste Britannique…

Color: Black & White

20.3 x 9.5 inches
51.6 x 24.1 cm

This is a chart that depicts the Society Islands, including Tahiti, and the tracks of Commodore Byron, Capt. Cook, Capt. Carteret and Capt. Wallis. Drawn on a Mercator projection and engraved by Benard for the Paris edition of John Hawkesworth's Account of the Voyages.


Condition: B+

Nice impression on thick watermarked paper. There are a few tiny spots in the image and a binding trim at lower left. Issued folding.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 5/23/2012