Auction 93, Lot 319

"Terre de Kerguelen, Appellee par M. Cook, Isle de la Desolation", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Indian Ocean

Period: 1787 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopédique

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the Kerguelen Islands in the Southern Indian Ocean. It shows the tracks of Captain James Cook who sheltered from a storm at Kerguelen on Christmas Day, 1776. Three insets show detail of small islands and harbors (including Christmas Harbor). Large compass rose.


Condition: B

Stains in bottom margin and light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/6/2000