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Capt. James Cook

Lot 325: MAP, Australia, Cook

Est: $1,100 USD - $1,400 USDPassed
Old World AuctionsMarch 12, 2024Richmond, VA, US

Item Overview

Description

First Chart of the East Coast of Australia. Eastern Australia. Capt. James Cook, A Chart of New South Wales, or the East Coast of New-Holland. Discover'd and Explored by Lieutenant J: Cook, Commander of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour, in the Year MDCCLXX, from Account of the Voyages Undertaken...in the Southern Hemisphere, 1773 (circa). Black & White. This is the first published chart of the east coast of Australia from Captain James Cook's first Pacific voyage in 1768-71. The map shows the routes of the Endeavor with names bestowed by Cook, including Botany Bay, which was named for the large quantities of plants located there. The chart is oriented with north to the right by a delicate fleur-de-lis, and soundings are located along the route. Engraved by W. Whitchurch and published by John Hawkesworth in his Account of the Voyages Undertaken...in the Southern Hemisphere, which details the explorations of Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook.

LITERATURE: Tooley (Australia) #325; Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HAWK-1a #26.

Dimensions

30.9" W x 14.3" H

Artist or Maker

Capt. James Cook

Date

1773 (circa)

Condition Report

A nice impression on a sheet with a coat of arms watermark. There is a binder's trim at lower right and an associated 1" binding tear that has been archivally repaired. Issued folding with an extraneous crease at bottom right. (The bluish hue along the fold lines in the image is caused by our scanner and is not on the physical map.) Grade: B+

Literature

Tooley (Australia) #325; Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HAWK-1a #26.

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Auction Details

Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases, Engravings & Books

by
Old World Auctions
March 12, 2024, 03:00 PM EST

3850 Gaskins Road Suite 220, Richmond, VA, 23233, US

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