Antique uncolored map of Tahiti by Bonne, published in 1787. As noted in the upper left corner, this map was created as a result of Capt. Cook's first voyage. The larger portion of Tahiti is labeled "Opoureonu or O-Taiti nue" and the smaller portion is labeled "Tiarrabou or O-Taiti ete". There are three inset maps: Baye Matavai dans O-Taiti, Plan des Havres, and Carte des Marquises de Mendoce. A note on the right side says that the depths are in English measurements, which were different from French measurements- 8 English depth measurements equal 9 French depth measurements. Good to very good condition with some light spotting, a very light water stain at the bottom of the page, and toning at paper edges. Approx. 9.25 x 13.5 inches to the neat lines.
Antique Black and White Map
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