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The Northern Pacific Ocean, by T.C. Lotter. 1780

Shows the routes of the Spanish treasure ships and Captain Cook's Third Voyage, 1778, completed by Captain Clarke in 1779.

According to the text in French and German under the map it is based on a map published in the Gentleman's Magazine in December 1780, while the official account was still being compiled. As such it is the first folio map to show Hawaii, where Cook was killed.


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Carte de l'Ocean Pacifique au Nord de l'Equateur, et des Cotes qui le Bornent des Deux Cotes: D'Apres les Dernieres Decouvertes Faites par les Espagnols, les Russes et les Anglois, jusqu'en 1780.

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Category:  Antique maps > America > North America

Old antique chart of the Northern Pacific Ocean by T.C. Lotter.

Title: Carte de l'Ocean Pacifique au Nord de l'Equateur, et des Cotes qui le Bornent des Deux Cotes: D'Apres les Dernieres Decouvertes Faites par les Espagnols, les Russes et les Anglois, jusqu'en 1780.

Date: 1780.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 470 x 510mm (18.5 x 20.08 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Contemporary old coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A.

Shows the routes of the Spanish treasure ships and Captain Cook's Third Voyage, 1778, completed by Captain Clarke in 1779.

According to the text in French and German under the map it is based on a map published in the Gentleman's Magazine in December 1780, while the official account was still being compiled. As such it is the first folio map to show Hawaii, where Cook was killed.