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Tahiti - A chart of Tahiti - James Cook - 1st ed. 1773

Tahiti - A chart of Tahiti - James Cook - 1st ed. 1773

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1st Edition and original map of Tahiti by James Cook

"Chart of the Island of Otheiti by Lieut J Cook 1769"

Beautiful images from Carteret's and Cook's 1st Voyage

1773 Hawkesworth edition print from the 1st English (and 1st overall) edition of "A journal of a voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty’s ship the Endeavour" 

The voyage was initially planned to view the transit of Venus. Having completed this the crew sailed on to chart New Zealand and the East Coast of Australia

Good impression and clean image. Folds as issued.

Print approx 25 x 44 cm - paper larger (wide margined)

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