Auction 107, Lot 554

"[Lot of 3] De Zee-Otter [with] Een Ys-Beer [and] Walrussen", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1800 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

Group of copper engravings of animals discovered during Cook's voyages of exploration. 1) Een Ys-Beer (9 x 6.2") shows a polar bear. 2) De Zee-Otter (9 x 6.4") is a representation of a sea otter. 3) Walrussen (14 x 8.7") shows a group of men hunting walrus from a small boat. They are from a Dutch edition of Cook's Voyages.


Condition: A

Walrussen with several folds, as issued, with offsetting in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/9/2004