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The Marquesas, an eastern Pacific island group populated by Polynesians, were discovered by the Spanish in the late sixteenth century. This is the first British chart, published in 1799, as a result of the voyage of the London Missionary Society ship DUFF.

280 x 205 mm.

Copperplate engraving.

CHART of the MARQUESAS...DUFF, 1797.

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