"Gallapagos Islands", Hooker, W. J.
Subject: Galapagos Islands
Period: 1822 (published)
Publication: David Roberts' Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean…
Color: Hand Color
10.5 x 12.5 inches
26.7 x 31.8 cm
Fine copper engraving showing the Galapagos Islands in detail. An unnamed island (the modern Genovesa) is shown with a note that it "is situated agreably to the report of several Whalemen and corresponds to the position in which it was seen by Lieunt. Downes U.S.N. 1813."
References: Sabin #64219.
Remargined at binding side and repaired 1" binding tear.