1798 La Perouse Antique Print of Sea Urchins of the America NW Coast

Cartographer : Jean Francois La Perouse

  • Title : Echini Marini, or Sea Urchins, of the North West Coast of America. Published as the (act) directs Novr. 1st 1798, by G.G. & J. Robinson
  • Date : 1798
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref:  31738
  • Size: 16 1/2in x 10 1/2in (420mm x 265mm) 

Description: 
This large and fine original antique print of Sea Urchins found off the NW coast of America by Jean-François de Galaup, Comte de la Pérouse during his ill fated voyage of discovery - was engraved in 1798 - dated - and published in the 1799 English edition of the Atlas du voyage de La Perouse (Charts And Plates To La Perouse's Voyage, Published as the Act directs Nov. 1st 1798, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row)

Jean-François de Galaup, Comte La Perouse set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797.

This print was first published posthumously as part of the Voyages of La Pérouse who set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797.(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 10 1/2in (420mm x 265mm)
Plate size: - 16 1/2in x 10 1/2in (420mm x 265mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$100.00