"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",
Subject: Pacific Islands, Tahiti
Period: 1774 (circa)
Publication: Account of the Voyages
Color: Black & White
20.3 x 9.4 inches
51.6 x 23.9 cm
This chart depicts the Society Islands, including Tahiti, and the tracks of Commodore Byron, Capt. Cook, Capt. Carteret, and Capt. Wallis. It was drawn on a Mercator projection with titles and text in both German and French. Published in John Hawkesworth's An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere.
Issued folding with light soiling and printer's ink residue.