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Description:This beautifully hand coloured original antique map of 4 regions of the North Pacific explored by Captain James Cook during his third Voyage of Discovery and tracks showing Cooks survey routes within Prince William Sound - was published by Rigobert Bonne in the 1780 edition of Atlas des toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre by Guillaume Raynal.
The 4 maps are; 1. Avacha Bay, Kamchatka Penninsular Russia. 2. East coast and Islands of Japan 3. Town & Islands of Macao, China 4. Islands of Soufre Vanauatu South Pacific. (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 General color appearance: - Authentic and fresh Paper size: - 16in x 11in (405mm x 280mm) Plate size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm) Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Two very small worm holes adjacent to right centerfold Verso: - None