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2730: Captain Cooks Map of the World, c. 1784

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2730: Captain Cooks Map of the World, c. 1784

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Historic Maps"A New General Chart of the World", with Traces of Captain Cook's Voyages, by Conder

c. 1784, Map Print Entitled: "A NEW GENERAL CHART OF THE WORLD", Captain Cook's Map of the World, Engraved by T. Conder, Published by Alexander Hogg, London, England, Very Fine.
This uncolored copperplate engraving of the map of the world is titled "A NEW GENERAL CHART OF THE WORLD, Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in his First, Second, and Third Voyages; Within the Tracks of the Ships Under his Command." Measuring 15" x 19", including the wide margins, it also has engraved tracings of all three of Cook's voyages around the globe. The map has very light toning, some folds, and minor foxing.

James Cook (1728-1779) made three scientific and navigational voyages to the Pacific Ocean. Cook was the first to map Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia, the European discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. He died in Hawaii in a fight with Hawaiians during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific in 1779.
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2730: Captain Cooks Map of the World, c. 1784

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Lot 2730 Details

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Historic Maps"A New General Chart of the World", with Traces of Captain Cook's Voyages, by Conder

c. 1784, Map Print Entitled: "A NEW GENERAL CHART OF THE WORLD", Captain Cook's Map of the World, Engraved by T. Conder, Published by Alexander Hogg, London, England, Very Fine.
This uncolored copperplate engraving of the map of the world is titled "A NEW GENERAL CHART OF THE WORLD, Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in his First, Second, and Third Voyages; Within the Tracks of the Ships Under his Command." Measuring 15" x 19", including the wide margins, it also has engraved tracings of all three of Cook's voyages around the globe. The map has very light toning, some folds, and minor foxing.

James Cook (1728-1779) made three scientific and navigational voyages to the Pacific Ocean. Cook was the first to map Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia, the European discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. He died in Hawaii in a fight with Hawaiians during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific in 1779.

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