Auction 99, Lot 502

"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", Cook/Benard

Subject: North Pacific - Alaska

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication: Captain Cooks' Voyages (French Edition)

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.2 x 10.5 inches
38.6 x 26.7 cm

Detailed copper engraved map showing sections of the coastline and islands with many place names, soundings and the tracks of the voyage of Capt. Cook in 1779. The map is based on Bonne's map of the same title.

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Condition: B

A couple of worm holes and a small puncture in unengraved area of the map.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/12/2002

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