Samganooda Island of Oonalaksa 1780s T. Bowen Capt. Cook coast chart mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Sketch of the Harbor of Samganooda on the Island of Oonalaska
(Coastline of NW America- Alaska- Canada- Capt. Cook voyage)
Issued c.1785, London, by Alexander Hogg
Engraved by T. Bowen
Fine old engraved map, compiled during Capt. Cook's voyage along the NW coast of North America in the 18th century. Likely based upon a now lost survey by Cook and/or Bligh, this example engraved by Thomas Bowen in London..
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or 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.
Sheet measures c. 9 3/8" H x 14 7/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 7 7/8" H x 12 7/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 176