Auction 154, Lot 186

"Carte de la Riviere de Cook, dans la Partie N.O. de l'Amerique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southern Alaska

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.6 x 9.3 inches
34.5 x 23.6 cm

This handsome map shows Capt. Cook's discoveries in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet and includes the track and anchor points of the Resolution. The map is inset with Plan du Havre de Samganoodha, dans l'Isle de Oonalaska. A large compass rose dominates the center. Drawn by Bonne and engraved by Andre.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with attractive color, very minor soiling, and a horizontal soft crease.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/16/2015

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