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The Mapping of North America

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LA PEROUSE, Jean Francois Comte de

Chart of Discoveries made in 1787 in the seas of China and Tartary

London, 1798
360 x 490 mm., light soiling to extreme right margin otherwise in good condition.
This is a map representing the visit of the French Admiral and explorer, le Comte de La Pérouse to Korea and Japan in 1786. This is from the first English edition of La Perouse’s voyage. Cortazzi, H. pl.62 (French ed).; Howes USIana L93; Sabin 38960; Shirley ‘Atlases in the BL’ G.LPR-2a curiously not listing this chart.
Stock number: 5573

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