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Pacific Ocean
DIREX, B., Carte des Isles des Amis., antique map, old maps DIREX, B. - Carte des Isles des Amis.
London, 1778, Uncolored. 225x335mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
This engraved chart depicts the Kingdom of Tonga, also known as the 'Friendly Islands', and one of the last hereditary monarchies. Cook discovered and named this group the Friendly Islands due to the generous reception he and his crew received on their journey.
The route of Cook's ship, the Re...
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Estimates : $ 125 - $ 150
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BELLIN, J., Carta Dell Arcipelago di s. Lazzaro ov. le Isole Marianne., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carta Dell Arcipelago di s. Lazzaro ov. le Isole Marianne.
Paris, 1785, Uncolored. 220x155mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
One of the oldest know maps of Guam and the Mariana Islands by the cartographer Bellin, published in Paris in 1785. It is from the Italian edition.
It features a decorative cartouche. Published in Antonine de Prevost’s "D’Esile’s Hiatoire Generale des Voyages".
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (170...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 185
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BLIGH, W., Sketch of the Harbours on the North Side of Eimeo (Taloo Harbour)., antique map, old maps BLIGH, W. - Sketch of the Harbours on the North Side of Eimeo (Taloo Harbour).
New York, , Uncoloured.. 190x220mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A chart showing what is now called Cook's Bay on the island of Moorea (Society Islands) in the French Polynesia. This chart appeared in; "A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere...”
The chart is oriented with north toward bottom. The cartographer was...
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Estimates : $ 125 - $ 150
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