Auction 93, Lot 117

"Sketch of Nootka Sound. A. Ship Cove {Lat. 49.36'.N. Long. 233.18.E. Var. 17.49.E. 1778", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1778 (dated)

Publication: A New Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.4 x 12.7 inches
21.3 x 32.3 cm

Detailed chart of the inlet to the sound complete with a large compass rose, rhumb lines and nautical scale of miles. Engraved by Thomas Bowen. Locates breakers point, shoals, and numerous soundings. Good topographical detail on land as well.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/6/2000

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