Isles de la Reine Charlotte.
Engraving. 250 x 405mm, 9ž x 16". Narrow bottom margin.
Chart of Nendö Island, largest of the Santa Cruz Islands, part of the Solomon Islands group, as mapped by Captain Cartaret in 1767, the first time the islands had been located since 1568. North of the island is a volcano, now called Nupani. Engraved by Bénard for a French edition of the Official Account of Cook's Voyages, which included accounts of other English explorers in the South Seas.
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