Auction 93, Lot 389

"A Chief and other Natives of O-Tahiti, visiting Capt.n Cook in his second Voyage to the Southern Hemisphere", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: Pacific Islands

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
6 x 10.5 inches
15.2 x 26.7 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.

Takes place on board ship. Beautifully engraved border with nautical tools and instruments featured.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $35

Closed on 12/6/2000

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