Auction 98, Lot 424

"Carte de l'Entree de Norton, et du Detroit de Bhering ou l'on voit le Cap le plus Oriental de l'Asie, et la Pointe la plus Occidentale de l'Amerique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: North Pacific - Arctic

Period: 1788 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopique

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm

Great map of the Bering Strait from the coast South of Norton Sound to the coast North of Cap du Prince de Galles. It plots the course of Cook's voyages of 1778 and 1779 with soundings along his track. Decorated with a huge compass rose.

References: Falk #1788-2

Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2002

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