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438ships, Maui, La Perouse, BlondelaDetailsBlondela, Lieut.1797
Vue du Mouillage des Fregates Francaises a L'Isle de Mowee
Blondela, Lieut.
$475.00Blondela--Lieut-Vue-du-Mouillage-des-Fregates-Francaises-a-L-Isle-de-MoweeEngraved view of ships from the La Perouse expedition anchored off of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands at an anchorage now known as "La Perouse Bay". This is the first large-format view ever published of the island of Maui. From the "Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse". From a drawing by Lieutenant Blondela, Engraved by J.J. Avril; lettered by L. Aubert. No 14. <BR> </BR> Believe the engraving is an early 20th century re-strike from the original copper plate produced by the Chalcographie du Louvre. La Chalcographie du Louvre is a repository of more that 13,000 original plates from the Louvre's archives, housed upstairs above the Louvre's Paris galleries . Upon request visitors can have a engraving produced from one of those original plates by master printers on museum-quality paper. V. 15<BR> </BR>
724Map of the Hawaiian islands produced by The Hawaiian Pineapple Co,DetailsFeher, Joseph1950
Dole Map of the Hawaiian Islands
Feher, Joseph
$0.00Feher--JosephDole-Map-of-the-Hawaiian-IslandsSOLD<br></br> Original lithographed pictorial map of the Hawaiian Islands copyrighted by the Hawaiian Pineapple Company Ltd. 1950. This decorative map of Hawaii is in excellent original condition complete with original mailing tube where it has resided since the Dick van Dyke television show premiered in 1961, waiting for you to give it the love it deserves. The artist depicted the islands and adjacent waters with boats, fish, and typical objects and pursuits associated with the islands: flying fish, surfing, spear fishing, sailing, poi-making, hula dancers, etc. Islands of the State of Hawaii mentioned in the legend include: Kauai, Niihau, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Kahoolawe, and the big island- Hawaii. <br></br> The map is completely original with the attached legend at right that is often detached from the print. This is the second of two "Dole Pineapple Maps", the first was published in 1937. <br></br> Once known as the Sandwich Islands, the Hawaiian Islands first documented discovery by a westerner occurred in 1778 with the arrival of British explorer Captain James Cook. . . Lithographed by Schwabacher-Frey. Form 297.