Chart tracing Cook's search for the great southern continent, circling but not reaching Antarctica, with the southern portion of South American, the Cape of Good Hope, and New Zealand shown. Polar stereographic map showing Cook's progress on board the Resolution through the southern hemisphere. Along the vessel track are descriptions of discoveries along the way, including his calculated antipode of London to the SE of New Zealand. This volume includes the Declaration of Independence, published in August 1776.
A rare map of the world showing the routes of Bougainville, Wallis, Byron & Cook, derived from the chart published in Hawkesworth's official account of Cook's First Voyage. This version was published in three separate issues of the Gentleman's Magazine. Depicts displaying the voyages of the ships Dolphin, Tamar, Swallow & Endeavour, and of the first French circumnavigation by Louis Antoine de Bougainville. Different line symbolizations describe the vessel tracks; Cook's Endeavour is a single solid line, Bougainville a single dashed broken line, Wallis a dash then dot, Com. Byron & Cap. Mouat linear dots, and Cap. Carteret a dash followed by two dots.
Covers New York and areas of New England, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia and other states reaching to the Mississippi River. Identifies Indian Nations. A map of British American Plantations extending from Boston in New England to Georgia, including all the black settlements in the provinces as far as the Mississippi. Elaborate cartouche depicting a monkey, slaves and child, native people, arrow embedded in a head.