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Carte des decouvertes du Capite. Carteret dans la Nle. Bretagne, avec une partie du passage du Capite. Cook par le Detroit de l'Endeavour et les decouvertes du Capite. Dampierre dans ces parages [cartographic material] / par M. Bonne, Ingenieur-Hydrographe de la Marine ; Andre, sculp
Bib ID 1707698
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000] 
Description [Paris : Hotel de Thou, 1787-1788.] 
1 map ; 22.6 x 33.9 cm. 
Series

R.V. Tooley map collection.

Partial contents
  • Insets: Baie des Bonthain dans l'Isle des Celebes. Scale indeterminable
  • Cote sud de Mindanao. Scale indeterminable
  • Baine de sable dangereux. Scale indeterminable
  • Isles de Joseph Freewill. Scale indeterminable
  • Nouvelle Irlande. Scale indeterminable.
 
Notes

Map of part of the island of Nouvelle Guinea [i.e. Papua New Guinea] and Nle. Bretagne [i.e. New Britain], which is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago northwest of New Guinea. The map features the sea-tracks of the voyages of explorers including Capt. Carteret's voyage of 1766-1769 aboard the HMS Swallow ; Capt. James Cook's route on his first Pacific voyage from New Holland to Batavia via the Endeavour Straits [i.e. Torres Straits] in 1770 as well as that voyage of William Dampier who named New Britain in 1700. Relief shown by soundings.

In upper left margin: Voyage du Capne Carteret.

Plate no. 136 probably from: Atlas encyclopedique, contenant la geographie ancienne, et quelquels cartes sur la geographie du moyen age, la geographie moderne, et les cartes relatives a la geographie physique / par M. Bonne et par M. Desmarest. [Paris : Hotel de Thou, 1787-1788].

Prime meridian: Paris.

MAP T 1575 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232686494

Text in French.

Cited In

Tooley, 1575.

Phillips, 666.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  Dampier, William, 1652-1715 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  Carteret, Philip, -1796 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  New Britain Island (Papua New Guinea) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1787-1788 
Other authors/contributors Andre, Gaspard  |  Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794. Atlas encyclopedique, contenant la geographie ancienne, et quelques cartes sur la geographie du moyen age, la geographie moderne et les cartes relatives a la geographie physique
Also Titled

Carte des decouvertes du Capite. [i.e. Captain] Carteret dans la Nouvelle Bretagne [i.e. New Britain]

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