Auction 92, Lot 354

"Nlle. Galles Meridle. ou Cote Orientale de la Nouvelle Hollande", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Australia

Period: 1787-88 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 13.5 inches
22.9 x 34.3 cm

An interesting sheet showing the discoveries of Capt. Cook in Australia. The main map shows the whole of the east coast in fine detail, with soundings and the tracks of Cook's exploration. There are four insets: ‘Partie de la Côte de la Nouvelle Galles Méridionale’, ‘Esquisse de la Terre Van Diemen’, ‘Baie Botanique’ and ‘Entrée de la Rivièree Endeavour’. Large compass rose at bottom.

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Condition: A

Crisp and clean image.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/13/2000

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