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The Mapping of North America

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This map first appeared in John Hawkesworth’s (1715-73) official account of the first circumnavigation of Captain James Cook published in 1773. This issue is from the first French edition published the following year. It depicts the route of Cook past New Guinea and also shows those of Captain Carteret and William Dampier in 1699. Refer Shirley BL G.Hawk 1a no. 14.

Carte des Decouvertes du Capne. Carteret dans la Nle. Bretagne avec une Partie du Passage du Capne. Cook a Travers les Detroits Endeavour et de la Route et des Decouvertes du Capne. Dampierre dans la Nle. Guinee et la Nle. Bretagne en 1699 et 1700

Paris, 1774
210 x 630 mm., with folds as issued, in good condition.
Stock number: 6403


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