Auction 99, Lot 196

"Carte des Parties des Iles Sandwich… [on sheet with] Carte des Iles Sandwich…", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1797 (published)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.2 x 26.7 inches
48.8 x 67.8 cm

Two important early charts of Hawaii. The top chart shows partial coastlines of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai and Oahu as discovered in 1786 by La Perouse. The bottom chart shows the same islands as discovered on Captain Cook’s third voyage and depicts La Perouse’s route through the islands.

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Condition: A

Some stains in margins and one at bottom neatline.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,300

Sold for: $650

Closed on 6/12/2002

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