Vues de Diverses Parties de la Cote Nord-Ouest D'Amerique

George Vancouver

Edité par Robert Edwards, Paris, 1798
Art / Affiche / Gravure Etat : Excellent
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[George Vancouver (1758-1798) served as an officer in the second and third voyages of James Cook (1772-4, 1776-80) and as a seasoned sailor and established surveyor was placed in command of an expedition to the Northwest Coast to determine England?s rights under the Nootka Sound convention of 1790. He left the British Isles in 1791 and sailed via Cape of Good Hope to Australia, where he made a survey of the southwest coast and New Zealand, to Tahiti and Hawaii. In April 1792, Vancouver left Hawaii and sailed to the Californian coast. He reached the Northwest Coast in 1792 and spent two years surveying the coastline, resulting in the most correct maps of the Northwest made up to that time. Vancouver?s explorations on the northwest coast included the Port of San Francisco, New Albio, Nootka Sound, and the Straits of Juan de Fuca., Image Size : 380x510 (mm), 15x20.125 (Inches), Platemark Size : 405x530 (mm), 15.875x20.875 (Inches), Paper Size : 490x650 (mm), 19.25x25.625 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving. N° de réf. du libraire P1669

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Titre : Vues de Diverses Parties de la Cote ...

Éditeur : Robert Edwards, Paris

Date d'édition : 1798

Etat du livre :Excellent

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Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books are specialist dealers in 15th to 19th century Prints, Maps and Books. The gallery is able to offer one of the largest selections of Prints and Maps available in North America. The business was founded in 1982 and has supplied Prints, Maps and Books to many private and public art collectors. It strives to present a friendly and helpful atmosphere to both expert and amateur collectors. The shop has grown considerably since its humble beginnings to an internationally respected firm. We exhibit at major map & book fairs in North America and Europe and are happy to organize presentations of materials for corporations, interior designers and individuals. We are always interested in purchasing collections or individual items of quality. Catalogues and lists are issued periodically and we would be delighted to have details of customers’ specific interests, so we can contact them when examples come into stock.

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