A Plan of Success Bay in Strait Le Maire, A Chart of the S.E. part of Terra Del Fuego, including Strait Le Maire and part of Staten Land by Captn. Cook 1769 - c.1780
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The two copper engraved nautical charts uncolored, as issued. Shows the modern day region of Tierra del Fuego in Argentina and Chile. This was published in "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." These maps together measure approximately 14 x 10 inches, and are in good antique condition with toning throughout, some discoloration, and visible folds, as issued.
Antique Uncolored Map
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