Islands Otaheite neighborhood John Hawkesworth 1784

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Date:

1784, London

Maker:

John Hawkesworth [1715? - 1773], Published by Alexander Hogg, [1784-86]

Short Title:

Islands Otaheite neighborhood.

Full Title:

A chart of the islands discover'd in the neighbourhood of Otaheite, in the course of several voyages round the world made by the Captains Byron, Wallis, Carteret & Cooke in the years 1765, 1767, 1769.

Source:

An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor. Drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq; by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. In three volumes. Illustrated with cuts, and a great variety of charts and maps relative to countries now first discovered, or hitherto but imperfectly known. London: printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, MDCCLXXIII

Size of Map:

25 x 52 cm. approximately [9.84 x 20.47 in.]

Description:

Engraved chart. Shows routes of the four voyages of Captains Byron, Wallis, Carteret & Cooke discovering the islands in the South Sea.

References:

David, A. The charts and coastal views of Captain Cook's voyages, 1.73A; Mitchell, 860. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Price:
$160.00
SKU:
52494
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