Auction 99, Lot 498

"Partie de la Mer du Sud comprise entre les Philippines et la Californie", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Pacific Ocean

Period: 1797 (published)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse

Color: Black & White

Size:
26.8 x 19.2 inches
68.1 x 48.8 cm

An interesting large sheet with two maps which covers the same area. The top chart shows the routes of the Spanish galleons from Acapulco to the Philippines. The bottom chart shows La Perouse's route from Monterey, through Hawaii and the Marianes, to Macao.

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Condition: A

Damp stains in margins not affecting image.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2002

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