"The Northern Archipelago or New Discovered Island in the Seas of Kamtschatka & Anadir", Bowen, Maurice
Subject: North Pacific - Alaska
Period: 1775 (published)
Publication: London Magazine
Color: Black & White
9.2 x 6.7 inches
23.4 x 17 cm
A great early map of Alaska, which is shown as a large island and a large archipelago. Map includes the northern Kuril Islands and eastern Siberia and the sea between Asia and North America based on reports of Russian discoveries in the region. Decorative cartouche, crisp impression on thick hand-made paper. Still bound into the May, 1775 London Magazine, complete and as issued, with related article.
References: Jolly LOND-307.