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Description:This finely engraved hand coloured original antique map showing 9 various Islands of the South Pacific all related to the discoveries of Capt. James Cook - including Dusky Sound in New Zealand, Pitcairn Island; Cocos Island; Easter Island and more - was published in the 1780 edition of Atllas des toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre by Rigobert Bonne & Guillaume Raynal. (Ref Tooley M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Green, yellow, red, blue General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 16in x 11in (405mm x 2805mm) Plate size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm) Margins: - Min ½in (12mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None