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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Bligh, William, 1754-1817; Cook, James, 1728-1779; Webber, John, 1751-1793
Date:
1785
Short Title:
Part of Japan or Nipon.
Publisher:
G. Nicol and T. Cadell
London
Type:
Chart Map; View
Obj Height cm:
26
Obj Width cm:
20
Scale 1:
4,400,000
Note:
Engraved nautical chart with coastal view. Relief shown pictorially; depths by soundings. Shows coastal features and ship's track. "79."
Reference:
David, A. The charts and coastal views of Captain Cook's voyages, 3.180A.
Country:
Japan
Region:
Honshu (Japan)
Full Title:
Part of Japan or Nipon. (with) View of the coast of Japan when we first saw it. (Engraved by) W. H(arrison after a missing survey possibly by Bligh and a view by Webber. London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785)
List No:
3405.022
Page No:
v. 3 (facing p. 394)
Series No:
24
Engraver or Printer:
Harrison, William, ca. 1750-1803
Publication Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; King, James
Pub Date:
1785
Pub Title:
Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. In three volumes. Vol. I. and II. written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Vol. III. by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S. ... The second edition. (with Atlas) London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand; and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV.
Pub Reference:
Mitchell, 1552.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3405.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
13
Pub Height cm:
28
Pub Width cm:
23
Image No:
3405022
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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