Bay of Awatska Eastern Coast Kamchatka 1780 antique Capt. Cook Bowen harbor mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Plan of the Bay of Awatska on the East Coastt of Kamtschatka
Issued ca.1780, London, by Alexander Hogg
Engraved by T. Bowen
Fine and uncommon old engraved harbor map. Detailed Captain Cook voyage map with an inset at top left which names Captain Bligh of the ship "Resolution".
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" H x 9 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 12 3/4" H x 8 1/2" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 351 (Hogg)- Bowen v. 1, p. 176