Lot 195

Bowen (Thomas)

The World including the late Discoveries by Captain Cook and Other Circumnavigators, double hemisphere engraved map, title cartouche, four engraved navigational instruments to corners, vertical and horizontal folds, marginal foxing, (380 x 490 mm.), c.1810; with 3 others (4)

*** Showing the tracks of Captain James Cook’s first voyage of exploration and Anson’s circumnavigation. Van Diemen’s Land is illustrated as attached to Australia, prior to the discovery of the Bass Strait by George Bass and Matthew Flinders in 1797. Cook’s passage between the islands and the complete coastline of New Zealand reflects reports from Cook’s Voyages.

Estimate: £200-£300