Auction 93, Lot 334

"A Chart of Capt.n Carteret's Discoveries at New Britain, with part of Capt.n Cook's Passage thro Endeavour Streights, & of Capt.n Dampier's Tract & Discoveries in 1699, & 1700, at New Guinea & New Britain", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Papua New Guinea

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.1 x 6 inches
35.8 x 15.2 cm

Detailed chart with new discoveries shown shaded. Includes much of New Guinea, New Ireland, and New Britain, but with no detail on land. New Guinea is also named Terra Di Papous. Locates Dampier's Passage, Endeavour Streights, volcanoes and more. It is interesting to note that Dyaul Island is here named Sandwich Island, in honor of Cook's patron, the Earle of Sanwich. Fancy scroll lettering in title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2000

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