Auction 111, Lot 619

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

Subject: Asia - Northeastern

Period: 1795 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 8.8 inches
35.6 x 22.4 cm

Four copper engraved views from a Dutch edition of Cook's Voyages. 1) Zomer-en Winter - Wooningen te Kamtschatka shows a village with hut constructed on stilts. 2) Een Man van Kamtschatka, Reizende in den Winter depicts a dog sled. 3) Winterwooning van Kamtschatka van Binnen is an interior view of a native home. 4) Gezigt van Bolcheretskoi in Kamtschatka is a wintry village scene. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: A

Fine crisp impression with minor soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/8/2005

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