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Various Articles of Nootka Sound, Omalashka. Vancouver, Alaska. Cook c1784

Various Articles of Nootka Sound, Omalashka. Vancouver, Alaska. Cook c1784

by Cook, Captain James

Strongly carved Antique Print. Various Articles of Nootka Sound. Various Articles of the Sandwich Islands. Ten articles of Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island, and the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii, as named by Cook), with two caps used in Omalashka (Alaska).

This is a wonderful copperplate engraving for George William Anderson's “A New Authentic and Complete Account of Voyages Round theWorld, Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority. Containing an Authentic, Entertaining, Full, and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second Third and Last Voyages Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second and Third Voyages” published in London by Alexander Hogg circa 1784-1786.

This marvellous work on the voyages of James Cook, included some of the first views of the Pacific Islands' indigenous people, artifacts and views. 

Page measures 235 x 380mm (9 x 15 inches). There are small remnants of early cellotape repairs and reinforcement. Otherwise this wonderful engraving is in good condition with borders as published.

 

Stock Number: apNootCook1Price: $99.00

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