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This map of the Falkland Islands 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 the Solomon Islands as they are now called in the South Pacific. For the compilation of this work Hawkesworth received £6,000 from the Admiralty. Shirley G.Hawk 1a no. 6.
HAWKESWORTH, John – COOK, Captain James

A Chart of Hawkins's Maidenland. Discovered by Sr. Richard Hawkins in 1574 and Falkland Sound so called by Capn. John Strong of the Farewell from London who Sailed through it in 1689.

London, 1773
225 x 300 mm., in good condition.
Stock number: 4892


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