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CASSINI, G.M.,  Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook., antique map, old maps CASSINI, G.M. - Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook.
Rome, 1798, In original o/l colours.. 330x465mm. Good and dark impression, some light marginal foxing but generally in good condition.
FIRST EDITION on laid paper. Cassiniís splendid map depicts Sandwich islands, old name for Hawaii islands, at the end of the eighteenth century. The splendid cartouche in lower left corner illustrating the death of Captain Cook on the island of Hawaii in 1779.

Captain Cook's daring voyag...
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$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 6,230  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.,  Carte des Iles Hawaii., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules. - Carte des Iles Hawaii.
Paris, 1834, Uncoloured.. 212x330mm. Folded as issued. Light scattered foxing, left margin 'chipped' and with a small neat tear (3cm) into the engraved area.
Left margin slim. Good condition otherwise, and in untouched condition and black and white as issued.
A lovely small map of the complete chain of Pacific islands known today as the Hawaiian islands, from Dumont d'Urville's atlas "Voyage pittoresque autour du Monde."
This map is one the very first to have the correct English spelling of Hawaii.
The islands engraved are: Nihau, Tauai, Oahou...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3