C1788

A New & Accurate Chart of the Discoveries made by the late Capt.J.Cook, and other distinguished Modern Navigators, between the Latitudes of 80 Deg.s North, and 50 Deg.s South and extending to 260 Deg.s South and extending to 260 Deg.s East Long from t

Detailed map of the Pacific and Asia, showing the discoveries made by James Cook and others. Australia shown with the east coast and the New Zealand islands which Cook charted in 1769-1770 during his first voyage of exploration. The map … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A New & Accurate Chart of the Discoveries made by the late Capt.J.Cook, and other distinguished Modern Navigators, between the Latitudes of 80 Deg.s North, and 50 Deg.s South and extending to 260 Deg.s South and extending to 260 Deg.s East Long from t

Date:

C1788

Condition:

Small repaired wormhole to lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 460mm
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A New & Accurate Chart of the Discoveries made by the late Capt.J.Cook, and other distinguished Modern Navigators, between the Latitudes of 80 Deg.s North, and 50 Deg.s South and extending to 260 Deg.s South and extending to 260 Deg.s East Long from t - Antique Map from 1788

Genuine antique
dated:

1788

Description:

Detailed map of the Pacific and Asia, showing the discoveries made by James Cook and others. Australia shown with the east coast and the New Zealand islands which Cook charted in 1769-1770 during his first voyage of exploration. The map also includes the Hawaiian Islands and the charting Cook made during his third voyage.

Thomas Bowen (1733 - 1790)

Mapmaker and print seller, son of Emanuel Bowen in Wales. Apprenticed to his father 1748. In partnership with Richard Reynolds in 1761 when they were prisoners in the King's Bench, required to make a schedule of their estate and effects as insolvent debtors. He produced numerous maps and atlases. He died in 1790 in reduced circumstances.

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