Carte Generale de la Terre de Witt (a la Nouvelle Hollande) redigee par L. Freycinet, Commandaur la Goelette le Casuarina Annees 1801 & 1803.

Paris: French Hydrographic Office, 1815. Maps. The first detailed map of the Northwest coast of W.A., including the site of Broome, 90 Mile Beach and Ord River (Wyndham). The general map shows the north-west Cape in Western Australia to Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, from just south of the Montebello Islands. Tooley p 87, no. 647. Copper engraving printed on laid paper, 75 X 49 cm, in very good condition. 2 Insets: Plan du Detroit de Saru and Ancres en Bois. The two Freycinet brothers explored Australia, starting on the West Coast, Louis being the commander of La Casuarina. Above top neat line, "Hyd. Fr. No. 650. No 24" and below the neat line "Prix 1 F 50 C" Very good condition. Item #12704

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