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1790 - A new & accurate chart of the discoveries made by the late Capt. Js. Cook…

Map makerSizeMap IDCondition
Emanuel Bowen 330 x 450 mmD1 / M359 / I333Minor separation along some fold lines, mainly within margins. Please contact us for a full condition report

Bowen's map of the Pacific is typical of the period. After the success of Cook's voyages in the 1770s the worlds attention was drawn to the Pacific where tales of paradise, danger, and adventure were still fresh in the minds of many. The map highlights both Botany Bay and Norfolk Island that would were the first places to attempt a settlement at by the First fleet in 1788.


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