Auction 140, Lot 235

"[Lot of 7 - Views of Hawaii]",

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1781-1850 (circa)

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This attractive lot of seven scenes and views of Hawaii includes:

A. 2 of Habitations and People of the Island of Atooi, by Royce, from Banke's New System of Geography, circa 1787, 1 hand color/1 black & white (12.8 x 8.2").
B. Honolulu, by Verleger, circa 1850, hand color (6.3 x 4.7").
C. A View of a Morai at O'whyee, by G. Robinson, 1781, hand color (6 x 4").
D. Truncated Mountain, with the Focus of an Extinguished Volcano, in the Island of Owyee., by Craig & Deeble, from The Gallery of Nature and Art, published 1815, hand color (6.2 x 4.2").
E. External View of a Morai, or Burial Place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands., by Webber & Wooding, circa 1817, hand color (7 x 5.3").
F. Internal View of a Morai, or Burial Place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands., by Webber & Wooding, circa 1817, hand color (7.8 x 5.3").

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Condition: B+

The views range from very good to near fine with light toning and a few faint spots.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/23/2012

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