Auction 93, Lot 380

"The Inside of a House, in Oonalashka", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Canada

Period: 1784 (published)

Publication: A New Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.2 x 8 inches
33.5 x 20.3 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.

Very detailed and fully engraved. Good detail of nine people including their dress. Shows utensils, various tools, house construction and more.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/6/2000

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