Auction 167, Lot 430

"Gezigt van de Wooningen van de Inboorlingen in Nootka Kanaal", Cook, James (Capt.)

Subject: Prints - Native American, Nootka Sound, Canada

Period: 1786 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.1 x 8.6 inches
35.8 x 21.8 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.

This great view shows the dwellings and canoes of the natives in Nootka from a Dutch edition of Cook's voyages. Engraved by Joseph Sebastian Klauber.

References:

Condition: A

Marginal soiling on paper watermarked "J Cool & Co."

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/28/2018

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