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A Map of the South Pole, with the Track of His Majesty's Sloop Resolution in Search of a Southern Continent


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Antique print relating to Australia


Chart tracing Cook's search for the great southern continent, circling but not reaching Antarctica, with the southern portion of South American, the Cape of Good Hope, and New Zealand shown. From the January, 1776 issue of Gentleman's Magazine. CONDITION : Folds as issued, some offsetting. Break in bottom right of the sheet. Library ink stamp on the reverse.

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artist Thomas Bowen (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving
date 1776
size 280mm by 245mm (sheet)
SKU AU9582