A New Chart of the Sandwich Islands, including Owhyhee where Captn. Cooke was killed on Sunday the 14th of February 1779. Hawaii, John Harrison, Maps.

A New Chart of the Sandwich Islands, including Owhyhee where Captn. Cooke was killed on Sunday the 14th of February 1779.

London: 1784. Harrison, John. Hand colored map, 16 x 10 inches including margins. Fine. Item #CAT0157

Harrison’s version of Henry Roberts’ map, with the vignette of Kealekekua Bay replaced by a titled cartouche. Printed a month after Roberts’ version in The Geographical Magazine; or, a New, Copious, Compleat and Universal System of Geography for Harrison and Co. A fine example, hand colored, with some folds but bright and attractive. Quite scarce. Fitzpatrick, Early Mapping of Hawaii, 76.

Price: $1,500.00

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