Fine large map of America, illustrating the Voyages of the most important explorers of the second half of the 18th Century.
The tracks of the 3 voyages of Captain James Cook, undertaken between 1768 and 1780.
Fascinating depiction of the Northwest parts of America, showing the state of knowledge prior to the explorations of Lewis & Clark. The coastal discoveries of Vancouver between the Straits of Juan de Fuca and Alaska are in evidence, including the Isle of Quadra and Vancover and Mt. St. Elias.