Chart of the New Discoveries East of New Holland and New Guinea 1797; Engraved for Morse's American Gazetteer. Jedidiah Morse.

Chart of the New Discoveries East of New Holland and New Guinea 1797; Engraved for Morse's American Gazetteer.

Boston: S. Hall, 1797. First Edition. single sheet. Near Fine. With folds as issued, faint offset from folded image. A very nice copy of an early desirable chart. Copperplate engraving on laid paper. Sheet size: 26.5 x 21 cm.

A fine example of early chart on discoveries in the Pacific according to Cook by Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) engraved by Callender. Showing New Guinea and the East Coast of New Holland (Australia) with New Zealand, and island discoveries between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Equator: Pitcairn, Friendly. Includes dated Voyager's tracks include Mendana's 1st & 2nd of 1595 and 1567, Quiro's 1605, Bouganville's 1768, Surville's 1769. (Howes 839; Sabin 50923). Near Fine. Item #7226

Price: $250.00

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