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Auction 95, Lot 216

"A Plan of Success Bay in Strait le Maire [on sheet with] A Chart of the S.E. part of Terra Del Fuego, including Strait le Maire and part of Staten Land by Captn. Cook 1769.", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Southern South America

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 8 inches
34.3 x 20.3 cm

The copper engravings from A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World…Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages… Edited by George William Anderson and published by Alexander Hogg in London, 1784-86. Cook's discoveries in the Pacific formulate the final chapter in 18th Century exploration. These engravings provide a delightful view of the discoveries, people and customs of the Pacific region.

Two charts on one sheet. The plan shows the bay in detail including soundings, anchorage, a compass rose and good detail inland. The chart shows the tract of the Endeavor as Capt. Cook traveled from east to west between January 11th - 27th, 1769. Reference locates and names 14 places on the chart.


Condition: B

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/13/2001