Item #019042 New Zealand - Map of northern extremity of Nouvelle-Zelande. d'Entrcasteaux.

New Zealand - Map of northern extremity of Nouvelle-Zelande

Beautemps-Beaupre. Folio. No Binding. Map in two parts on a single sheet: Carte de L'Extremite Meridionale de "L'Archipel du St. Esprit, le Avril 1793, and Carte de L'Extremite Septentrionale, le Mars 1793. From Buny-'Entrecasteaux's voyage in 1791-93 in search of La Perouse. The upper map shows3 islands of the St Esprit archipelago, and the lower map the coastline of Cape Maria van Diemen and Three Kings Islands. d'Entrecasteaux called into the extreme north of the North Island of New Zealand before heading north to look for La Perouse, where he was unsuccessful. The account of the voyage, with atlas, was published in 180. A fine copy of this rare beautiful map, particularly of the Northern New Zealand coastline. 50 x 35 cm. Very Good. Item #019042

Price: $893.48 NZD

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