Auction 93, Lot 393

"A View in Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1784 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.7 x 8.2 inches
34.8 x 20.8 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.

Shows the vastness of the region with its mountains and islands. Ship in distance.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $21

Closed on 12/6/2000

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