(COOK, James.) Engraved by BENARD, Robert.
CARTE D’UNE PARTIE DE LA COTE DE LA NLE. GALLES MERIDLE. DEPUIS LE CAP TRIBULATION JUSQUA DETROIT DE L’ENDEAVOUR.
An interesting chart of the northeastern coast of Australia discovered by Cook in 1770, showing the Endeavour River and the Endeavour Strait. So named by Cook after his ship was careened and repaired on the banks of the river following grounding on a coral reef offshore. Site of present day Cooktown. From an early French edition of Cook’s Voyages. Ref: Printed World III, 165
Don't understand our descriptions? Try reading our Glossary
Copper engraving. Later colour. Good condition, some offset and a little browning to left of centrefold. Size: 33 x 29 cm. (13 x 11 inches).