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Tahiti. Otoo, King of Otaheite. Tynai-Mai, principal Lady. c1780

Tahiti. Otoo, King of Otaheite. Tynai-Mai, principal Lady. c1780

by Cook, Captain James

Strongly carved Antique Print of OTOO, KING of OTAHEITE. TYNAI-MAI, a principal LADY of OTAHEITE.

Wonderful original copperplate engraving for Hawkesworth’s “Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second and Third Voyages” published in London circa 1780 by Alexander Hogg. 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 is slight damage to the extremities of the page, with small remnants of early cellotape repairs and reinforcement. Otherwise this wonderful engraving is in good condition with borders as published.

Stock Number: apTahCook7Price: $99.00

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