Sketch of Portlocks & Gouldings Harbour's on the North West Coast of America; Variation 25 00' E [from the 1789, A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788]. George Dixon.
Sketch of Portlocks & Gouldings Harbour's on the North West Coast of America; Variation 25 00' E [from the 1789, A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788]
Sketch of Portlocks & Gouldings Harbour's on the North West Coast of America; Variation 25 00' E [from the 1789, A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788]

Sketch of Portlocks & Gouldings Harbour's on the North West Coast of America; Variation 25 00' E [from the 1789, A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788]

London: I. Stockdale and G. Goulding, 1789. Very Good. First Edition. [13.125x14.6in to imprint lines, 15.25x16.875in sheet]; Title in upper right corner with June 17, 1789 and publisher in bottom center, faint sculptor name on bottom left, no neat lines or location references, shows Portlocks and Gouldings Harbors with Hills and Hogans Islands, depth soundings reflecting track with anchorage and hazards noted, also drawn are peaks, ridges and forested areas; Minor age toning at edges, edges chipped, issued folding with faint crease lines, now flat mounted on archival foam board. Item #13565

George Dixon (1748-1795) and Nathaniel Portlock (1749-1817) both serviced with Captain Cook on his third voyage that included the Pacific Northwest. They became partners in several commercial trading ventures. The referenced book described a three year voyage of the King George and Queen Charlotte ships to the northwest coast of North America to expand the region's fur trade. This Chichagof Island harbor map is one of the first Alaskan harbor maps.

Price: $250.00

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