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Carte plate de l'Ile Necker.
Paris: 1797 - Size: 680 x 485 mm. Very good condition. Faint waterstain to the left vertical fold. Good margins. Watermarks. Folds as issued. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. From the Voyages of La Pérouse who set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797. Sea chart showing Necker Island, a small island in the Pacific Ocean, part of the Nortwestern Hawaiian Islands. La Perouse was the first European to visit the island, in 1786. Map inset in the right top corner showing profiles of the island from different angles. Atlas Du Voyage De La Pérouse.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2014-10-10           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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