Oceania, Solomon Islands, Nendo Island, Nupano Atol, Santa Cruz Islands, Queen Charlotte´s Islands; Anderson / Hogg / Carteret - Queen Charlotte´s Islands / The North Side of Queen Charlotte´s Islands.... - 1781-1800

Description
Oceania, Solomon Islands, Nendo Island, Nupano Atol, Santa Cruz Islands, Queen Charlotte´s Islands; Anderson / Hogg / Carteret - Queen Charlotte´s Islands / The North Side of Queen Charlotte´s Islands.... - 1781-1800
Two 18th century copper engraved charts of parts of the Solomon Islands

Two maps of the Solomon Islands in Southern Oceania, east of New Guinea.

1. Queen Charlotte´s Islands
Map of the rediscovered Solomon Islands made by Captain Carteret in 1767. These islands had been lost on charts since their “discovery” in 1568 by the Spanish explorer Mendaña de Neira.


2. The North Side of Queen Charlotte´s Islands....
Chart & view of the Island of Nendo (Lord Egmonts Island or New Guernsey) with inset maps of Swallow Bay & Byrons Harbour and a view of Nupani.

Both maps from Anderson’s ´A New Authentic and Complete Account of Voyages Round the World….´ , London, 1784.

Reasonably good condition, trimmed to the margins and then attached to old carrying paper

Images ca 21x34,5cm, Pages 23x37,5cm

(Items: 2)

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Oceania
Geographical specification
Solomon Islands, Nendo Island, Nupano Atol, Santa Cruz Islands, Queen Charlotte´s Islands
Map maker/ publisher
Anderson / Hogg / Carteret
Map/ Book title
Queen Charlotte´s Islands / The North Side of Queen Charlotte´s Islands....
Period
1781-1800
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Two 18th century copper engraved charts of parts of the Solomon Islands
Size of the largest image
21×34 cm
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