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The Mapping of North America

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First edition. This five part chart shows various islands including Dagelet between South Korea and Japan. It was published in Paris at l’Imprimerie de la Republic. From the atlas volume to ‘Voyage de La Perouse autour du Monde’. La Perouse’s voyage ended in tragedy when they were lost after leaving Botany Bay in March 1788. It was not until 1827 that their fate was known. Shirley BL Atlases G.Lpr 1a.
LA PEROUSE, Jean Francois Comte de

Plan de la Partie de l'Ile de Quelpaert/ Hoapinsu/ Dagelet/ Botol/ Kumi

Paris, 1797
490 x 340 mm., in fine condition with deckled edges (uncut).
Stock number: 5013


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