Auction 96, Lot 33

"Chart of the Track of the Dolphin, Tamar, Swallow & Endeavour through the South Seas; & of the Track of M. Bougainville, round the world [Part 1 and 2, of 3]", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: World

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

See Description

The set is comprised of three sheets covering the world and detailing Cook's first voyage. The Americas map (8.9" x 10.2" ) is part 1 and was issued in the December edition. Part 2 (8.3" x 10.2") covers the Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand and was issued in the December supplement. Part 3 includes Africa and Europe (8" x 10") was issued in January 1774. Very unusual to see the full set together.

References: Jolly GENT-227.

Condition: B

On thick hand-laid paper, folding as issued. Overall light toning with a few spots.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001