U.S., Alaska, Cook Inlet - map & coast line views; Anderson / Hogg / Webber / Cook - Chart of Cook River in the N.W. Part of America / Views of the Land on the West Coast of America... - 1781-1800

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U.S., Alaska, Cook Inlet - map & coast line views; Anderson / Hogg / Webber / Cook - Chart of Cook River in the N.W. Part of America / Views of the Land on the West Coast of America... - 1781-1800
Twp large 18th century copper engravings showing part of Southwest Alaska

1. Chart of Cook River in the N.W. Part of America (1784)

Chart of the south-west coast of Alaska from Cook Inlet to Controller Bay, with the tracks of Cook's explorations 12 May to 9 June 1778.

Having found Controller Bay, which he named Comptrollers Bay, Cook then proceeded to chart the coast line in search of north-west passage.

Image 22x29,5cm, page 23x37cm


2. Views of the Land on the West Coast of America .... (1784)

This engraving shows land views of Foggy Island, Pinnacle Point, Round Hill Island and Gore's Island.

Image 23x35,5cm, page 23,5x37cm

Both engravings are from George William Anderson’s ´A New Authentic and Complete Account of Voyages Round the World….´ Published in London by Alexander Hogg




(Items: 2)

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
U.S.
Geographical specification
Alaska, Cook Inlet - map & coast line views
Map maker/ publisher
Anderson / Hogg / Webber / Cook
Map/ Book title
Chart of Cook River in the N.W. Part of America / Views of the Land on the West Coast of America...
Period
1781-1800
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Twp large 18th century copper engravings showing part of Southwest Alaska
Size of the largest image
23×35.5 cm
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