"Views of Sandwich Islands", Cook/Hogg
Period: 1786 (circa)
Publication: A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World
Color: Hand Color
14.4 x 8.3 inches
36.6 x 21.1 cm
The copper engravings from A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World…Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages… Edited by George William Anderson and published by Alexander Hogg in London, 1784-86. Cook's discoveries in the Pacific formulate the final chapter in 18th Century exploration. These engravings provide a delightful view of the discoveries, people and customs of the Pacific region.
Numerous land views as seen from Capt. Cook's ships during the 3rd voyage. Includes views from sea of Mowee, Owhyee, Woahoo, Oneehow and two views of Atooi. All views are as seen from deck of a ship and most include details on distance, if at anchor, and so on.
Faint foxing with a few minor creases.