Capt. Cook Norton Sound Bering Strait Alaska c.1790 Hogg & Conder antique mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Chart of Norton Sound
and of Bherings Strait
Made by the East Cape of Asia
and the West Point of America
Issued London, c. 1790 by Hogg. Engraved by T. Conder.
Nice 18th century example of Lieut. Henry Roberts well known chart showing the tracks of Capt. Cooks ship along the coast of North America and Russia during the third voyage in 1779.
With lovely hand color.
Fine antique engraved map printed in the late 18th century.
In near VG condition, light minor age wear, slight minor printers wrinkle at top near title, some edge toning, overall remaining clean and attractive.
Pleasing example of this original antique map.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/4" W x 9 1/2" H.
Engraved area measures c. 12 1/4" W x 8 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 2, p. 351
Beddie, Bibliography of Capt. Cook , p. 332