Antique Map of New Guinea and New Britain

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Antique map titled 'A chart of captn Carteret's Discoveries at New Britain'. Philip Carterets map of New Guinea and the islands of New Britain and New Ireland with the tracks of William Dampier 1699-1700 through the Bismarck Archipelago and those of Carteret's 1767, between New Britain and New Ireland. This map also includes Cook's tracks through Endeavour Strait on his first voyage after his discovery and charting of Australia's eastern coast. Cook then continued on to Timor.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: c.1773

Overall size: 72.5 x 27 cm.