Lot 573: Three sheet chart of Cook's first voyage 1773

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:45

Lot 573: Author: Gentleman's Magazine; Title: Chart of the Track of the Dolphin, Tamar, Swallow & Endeavor, through the South Seas; & the Track of M. Bougainville, round the World; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1773-1774; Description: Copper-engraved map printed on 3 sheets, published in contiguous months in the Gentleman's Magazine. Engraved by Thomas Bowen. Overall 25x62 cm. (10x24½").Three-sheet chart detailing Cook's first voyage. The tracks of notable Pacific Ocean explorers Capt. Wallis, Commodore Anson, Capt. Cateret, Mr. Bougainville and Lt. Cook are illustrated. With numerous coastal place names around New Zealand and along the east coast of New Holland. Each sheet with a portion of one margin trimmed close, as issued for folding in book. Jolly GENT-227. Condition: Light offsetting to right-hand sheet; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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