Clive A. Burden LTD. Rare Maps, Antique Atlases, Books and Decorative Prints

The Mapping of North America

Mr. Philip D. Burden​
P.O. Box 863,
Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks HP6 9HD,
Tel: +44 (0) 1494 76 33 13

This map comes from the official account of the First Voyage of the Pacific by Captain James Cook published in 1773. It records the voyage of Captain Carteret (1766-69) to Pitcairn’s Island in the South Pacific. The Island would of course become famous as the home of Fletcher Christian after the mutiny of the Bounty. For the compilation of this work Hawkesworth received £6,000 from the Admiralty Shirley G.Hawk 1a no. 10.

A Chart and Views of Pitcairn's Island

London, 1773
185 x 255 mm., in good condition.
Stock number: 4890


Send us your name and email address.
We'll add you to our subscriber list and alert you to new catalogues and similar news