Auction 106, Lot 566

"[Lot of 4 - Kamchatka]", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1795 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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Four copper engraved views from a Dutch edition of Cook's Voyages. 1) Zomer-en Winter - Wooningen te Kamtschatka ( 14.2 x9") shows a village with hut constructed on stilts. 2) Een Man van Kamtschatka, Reizende in den Winter (14.5 x 8.8") depicts a dog sled. 3) De Tschutski en Hunne Wooningen (14 x 8.8") is a village scene with men preparing to go bow hunting. 4) Gezigt van Bolcheretskoi in Kamtschatka (13.2 x 9") is a wintry village scene.

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Condition: A

All folding as issued with some minor surface soil.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004

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