Project Description

From “Atlas Encyclopedique”. Paris, 1790.

A very good map showing the Society Islands in the South Pacific including Bora-Bora, Hauheine (as one island instead of 2 separate ones) and Ulietea with insets of the harbours and including the bay on Christmas Island. The Society islands were named by Captain Cook after his first voyage of 1769

Map Condition: Very good. Map Type: Copper engraved map hand coloured in outline

Stock No: 1367
Cartographer: Bonne, Rigobert
Year: 1790

Height (in): 9
Width (in): 13.5
Price: $150