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Decorative example of the second state of Cassini's scarce map of the Northwest Coast of America and NE Coast of Asia, showing Cook's tracks. This is without dobubt the most decorative map of the period covering this region. It also shows with exacting detail the various islands, bays, rivers and other places of interest visited by Cook. This is the second edition of the map, revised to include the 1798 date (after the first of 1788). Restored along the lower neatline and decorative border, reinstating the lower approximately 1/4 inch of the lower border, else a fine decorative example. Normally, a $1500.00 map.