1788 Cook Raynal Antique Map of Alaska & The NW Passage

Cartographer : Captain James Cook

  • Title : Carte De L Entree De Norton et Du Detroit de Bhering..Par M Bonne....
  • Date : 1788
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref:  40575
  • Size: 16 1/2in x 11 1/2in (420mm x 290mm)  

This finely engraved original antique map of Capt James Cooks discoveries, surveys and depth soundings in the Bering Straits between Seward Peninsular & Norton Sound in Alaska and Chukotskiy Poluostrov Peninsula in Siberia Russia by Rigobert Bonne was published in the 1778 edition of Atllas des toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre by Guillaume Raynal. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - 
Colors used: - 
General color appearance: - 
Paper size: - 16 1/2in x 11 1/2in (420mm x 290mm)
Plate size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - Small worming to bottom margin
Plate area: - Two small worm holes adjacent to centerfold
Verso: - None