Auction 154, Lot 722

"Carte de Toutes les N.les Decouvertes dans la Mer du Sud, ou est Tracee la Route du Celebre Capitaine Cook, dans son Dernier Voyage", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Pacific Ocean

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.1 x 9 inches
23.1 x 22.9 cm

This small copper engraved map illustrates the voyages of Capt. James Cook through the Pacific. It covers the North American coastline from Mexico through Alaska, and the Asian coastline through Cambodia and the islands of Indonesia. Australia is shown still connected to Terre de Diemen. The route of the Spanish galleons between the Philippines and Acapulco is shown.

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Condition: B+

A fine impression issued folding with light offsetting from an opposing page of text and a binding trim at left, far from image.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/16/2015

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