Paris: 1738 - 1775. Large detailed copper engraved map of Captain Cook's voyage in the Resolution, of New Caledonia and the New Hebrides islands in the south Pacific, with the tracks and the dates indicated. From Prevost's "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages".
Bellin (1703 - 1772), one of the most noted French mapmakers of the 18th century, was named the hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy, and later, the Official Hydrographer to the French King.
Folding, 19 x 15 1/4". Strong impression, very clean. Very good condition. Item #21548