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Auction 94, Lot 138

"Carte des Isles Sandwich", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm
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A very attractive copper engraved chart of the islands with a large inset ‘Plan de la Baye de Karakakooa’. Cook's tracks through the island chain in 1778 and again in 1779 are traced. The chart incorporates a nice large compass rose.


Condition: A

A bit of light offsetting along the fold, else fine.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/7/2001