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Chart of the Viti Group or Feejee Islands
Philadelphia 1840 - Beautifully detailed map of the islands of Fiji showing major towns, waterways and other geographical features. This chart was published in Wilkes' "Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842", which describes his explorations and cultural encounters in mapping the South Seas, the American west, parts of South America, the East Indies and Antarctica. Overall toning, wear to original folds, left margin cropped to border as issued, minor scattered tears and chips. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 23 5/8" x 33 7/8".
      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
Last Found On: 2013-12-03           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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