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      Sale 2450 | Lot 1
      Price Realized: $281With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2450 Lot 1

        (ALASKA.) La Perouse, Jean-François de Galaup. Plan du Port des Français sur la Cote du Nord-Ouest de l'Amerique. Large engraved folding chart of Lituya Bay on the southern Alaskan coast. 23x30 inches sheet size, wide margins; some irregularities at folds, small waterstain at top edge, deckle edges top and bottom. Paris, 1797

        Estimate $200 - 300

        21 of the crew from Perouse's ships, the Boussole and the Astrolabe, were killed while attempting to take soundings of the inlet and their smaller boats were overcome by its erratic tidal activity.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $281

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