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Alaska
COOK, J., Chart of the NW Coast of America and NE Coast of Asia explored in the Years 1778 & 1779..., antique map, old maps COOK, J. - Chart of the NW Coast of America and NE Coast of Asia explored in the Years 1778 & 1779...
London (Dublin?), ca 1784, Uncolored. 387x661mm. Quite a good example. Several folds from when it was folded into the book. Two short repaired marginal splits reaching into top border.
One repaired tear approx 70mm into the right side. With faint offsetting and a few small spots. Very small margins.
Captain Cook's large chart of the coasts of Alaska and Russia, centered on Bristol Bay and the Bering Sea.
With tracks and dates of the ships. Unusual edition with "G. Byrne Sculp" in lower right corner, probably published 1784 in London or Dublin.

Highly important map illustrating t...
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Estimate
($ 675 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LA PEROUSE, J., Plan of Port des Francais on the North West Coast of America in 58° 37’ Latitude North and 139° 50 of Longitude West Discovered in July, 1786. . ., antique map, old maps LA PEROUSE, J. - Plan of Port des Francais on the North West Coast of America in 58° 37’ Latitude North and 139° 50 of Longitude West Discovered in July, 1786. . .
Paris, 1786, Uncoloured. 380x500mm. With archival repairs along the centrefold. Also some toning along centrefold.
A fine copperplate chart of the 'Port des Francais' in Alaska. After reaching the northwest coast of America, at the height of Mount Saint-Elie, after one year of navigation, La Pérouse discovers a magnificent bay dominated by high mountains and lined with glaciers.
He named it 'Port-des-Franç...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

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Bid received
$ 2
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6