C1773

A Chart of the Islands Discovered in the Neighbourhood of Otaheite, in the Course of Several Voyages round the World, made by the Capt. Byron, Wallis, Carteret & Cooke, in the Years 1765, 1767, 1769. sic

Mapmaker:

William Whitchurch

Rare engraved map from the official British Admiralty sanctioned edition of the accounts of Cook’s first voyage.  Map of the Society Islands extending from the Scilly Islands in the west, to Whitsunday Island in the east and north from Disappointment Island … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A Chart of the Islands Discovered in the Neighbourhood of Otaheite, in the Course of Several Voyages round the World, made by the Capt. Byron, Wallis, Carteret & Cooke, in the Years 1765, 1767, 1769. sic

Date:

C1773

Mapmaker:

William Whitchurch

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

520mm 
x 240mm

Paper Size: 

560mm 
x 275mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Chart of the Islands Discovered in the Neighbourhood of Otaheite, in the Course of Several Voyages round the World, made by the Capt. Byron, Wallis, Carteret & Cooke, in the Years 1765, 1767, 1769. sic - Antique Map from 1773

Genuine antique
dated:

1773

Description:

Rare engraved map from the official British Admiralty sanctioned edition of the accounts of Cook’s first voyage.  Map of the Society Islands extending from the Scilly Islands in the west, to Whitsunday Island in the east and north from Disappointment Island to Ohetiroa in the south. The tracks of the voyages of Byron, Carteret, Cook and Wallis 1765-1769, are indicated.

From Hawkesworth, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere,…

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