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Publisher: MEARES, J.
Title: Carte de la Mer Pacifique du Nord, contenant la Cote Nord-Est D'Asie et la Cote Nord-Ouest D'Amerique …1778 et 79 par le Capn Cook, et…1788-89 par le Capne Jean Meares
Published in: Paris, 1794
   
Size: 17.3 x 22.5 inches.
43.9 x 57.2 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Several marginal imperfections, discolourations, water damages, else good.
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A marvelous map of the North Pacific, detailing the explorations of the Captain John Meares.
This map covers a large portion of the Asian and North American continents, however its primary focus is the tracks of the various explorers through the Northwest, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, and the Pacific to the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
Meares rekindled the idea of the Sea of the West and a Northwest Passage. Meares' maps are far scarcer than Cook's maps.




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MEARES, J. - Carte de la Mer Pacifique du Nord, contenant la Cote Nord-Est D'Asie et la Cote Nord-Ouest D'Amerique …1778 et 79 par le Capn Cook, et…1788-89 par le Capne Jean Meares
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MEARES, J. - Carte de la Mer Pacifique du Nord, contenant la Cote Nord-Est D'Asie et la Cote Nord-Ouest D'Amerique …1778 et 79 par le Capn Cook, et…1788-89 par le Capne Jean Meares
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