Auction 93, Lot 388

"The Fleet of Otaheite, assembled at Oparee", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.7 x 8 inches
32.3 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.

Terrific engraving with king on one of four large war ships in the bay. Interesting boat construction.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/6/2000

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