Auction 93, Lot 384

"Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing Presents to Capt.n Cook", Cook/Hogg

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 7.5 inches
31.8 x 19.1 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.

Great view with the robed King and party on a large craft rowed by twenty men. Escorted by two smaller craft, each rowed by 18 men. The gifts are clearly visible and look like two large statutes of a man and woman.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/6/2000

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