Cooks First Voyage Tierra del Fuego South America 1794 antique engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Kaart van de Good Success Baai in de Straat van le Maire
Kaart van het Z.O. Gedeelte van het Vuur Land de Straat le Maire, en een gedeelte van Staaten-Land door Luit J. Cook 1769
(Captain Cooks First Voyage, Tip of South America, Entering the Pacific Ocean, Tierra del Fuego)
Issued 1794, Leiden by Honkoop- engraved by Klauber
Fine and uncommon old engraved map based on the earlier one published for Capt. Cooks voyages. Detailed harbor maps below a series of profile recognition views.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map shows signs of age. Some light age wear or moderate surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/8" H x 15 1/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 11 1/2" H x 13 5/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 367*