1 Cook, J. Rare Old map of Norfolk island / Virtual Rare Map Fai


Title: [ Antique map of ] Het Eiland Norfolk.
Author: Cook, J.
PlaceAndYear: Leiden, 1795-1803.
Description: Captain James Cook (1728-79), explorer, circumnavigator and hydrographer. Three voyages, 1768-71, 1772-75 and 1776-79. From 1778 on printed editions of ' Captain Cook's Travels' appeared in English, Italian, French and Dutch.Map of Norfolk Island from James Cook's 2nd voyage. With note: "The pricked line shews the ship's track & the figures the depth of water in fathoms". There are 14 different figures showing the depths measured, along a zig zag path. Also with a compass rose, and a date on the track of Oct. 10th, 1774. From a Dutch edition of Captain Cook's "Voyages".
Dimensions: 20 x 175 mm
Colouring: coloured
Condition: excellent condition
  • Number: 1010575 (2306)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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