Auction 173, Lot 120


"Carte de la Riviere de Cook, dans la Partie N.O. de l'Amerique", Cook/Benard

Subject: Southern Alaska

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Troisieme Voyage de Cook, ou Voyage a l'Ocean Pacifique...

Color: Black & White

11.9 x 9.3 inches
30.2 x 23.6 cm

The copper engravings from A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World…Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages… Edited by George William Anderson and published by Alexander Hogg in London, 1784-86. Cook's discoveries in the Pacific formulate the final chapter in 18th Century exploration. These engravings provide a delightful view of the discoveries, people and customs of the Pacific region.

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.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a sheet with a "B [heart] R" watermark. There are a couple minor spots and marginal toning.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $8

Closed on 6/5/2019