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Auction 106, Lot 565

"[Lot of 9 - Pacific Islands]", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1795 (circa)


Color: Black & White

4.2 x 6 inches
10.7 x 15.2 cm
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Set of copper engraved portraits of natives. Includes a man and woman of Tanna, New Caledonia, St. Christina, and Ulietea, and a young man of Bolabola. Each shows the rich and elaborate costumes and ornamentation. From a Dutch edition of Cook's Voyages.


Condition: A

Light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/3/2004