Auction 88, Lot 118

"Le Isole di Sandwich sulle Observazoni del Cap. Cook", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1798 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 13.5 inches
47 x 34.3 cm

Beautiful copper engraved map of the islands with the route of Cook's ships in both 1778 and 1779. Fabulous, large title cartouche depicting the demise of Capt. Cook at the hands of the Native islanders. Lovely paper and impression with wide margins.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

Sold for: $1,700

Closed on 10/2/1999

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