Auction 96, Lot 35

"The World in three sections describing the Polar Regions to the Tropics with all the tracks of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook towards the North and South Poles and the Torrid Zone or Tropical Regions with the New Discoveries in the South Sea", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: World

Period: 1787 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.6 x 19.5 inches
42.2 x 49.5 cm

Unusual map illustrating the voyages of Capt. Cook in the Southern Hemisphere and Capt. Phipps (Lord Mulgrave) in the Northern Hemisphere. Below the hemispheres is a partial world map "Torrid Zone or Tropical Regions of the World in which are laid down the New Discoveries in the Pacific Ocean or South Sea" that includes the Sandwich Islands.

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Condition: A

Folding as issued and now pressed. Tissue repairs in margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/12/2001

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