C1774

Carte des Isles decouvertes aux environs D'Otahiti, dans plusieurs voyages faits autour Du Monde Par les Capitaines Byron, Wallis, Carteret et Cook. En 1765. 1767. 1769.

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Rare engraved map from the French edition of the accounts of Cook’s first voyage, published (1774) the year after the English edition (1773). The title in the English versions was: A Chart of the Islands Discovered in the Neighbourhood of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Carte des Isles decouvertes aux environs D’Otahiti, dans plusieurs voyages faits autour Du Monde Par les Capitaines Byron, Wallis, Carteret et Cook. En 1765. 1767. 1769.

Date:

C1774

Mapmaker:

Engraver:

Bernard 

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

510mm 
x 240mm

Paper Size: 

585mm 
x 310mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte des Isles decouvertes aux environs D'Otahiti, dans plusieurs voyages faits autour Du Monde Par les Capitaines Byron, Wallis, Carteret et Cook. En 1765. 1767. 1769. - Antique Map from 1774

Genuine antique
dated:

1774

Description:

Rare engraved map from the French edition of the accounts of Cook’s first voyage, published (1774) the year after the English edition (1773).

The title in the English versions was:

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
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, Relation des Voyages Entrepris par ordre de Sa Majeste Britannique Actuallement Regnante:..

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