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Tahiti. Surrender of Otaheite to Captn. Wallis. Oberea.

Tahiti. Surrender of Otaheite to Captn. Wallis. Oberea.

by Cook, Captain James

Antique Print of A Representation of the Surrender of the Island of Otaheite to Captain Wallis, by the supposed Queen Oberea.

Wonderful original copperplate engraving by Sparrow for the Account of the Voyages of Captain Cook, published in London by Alexander Hogg circa 1784 as A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, undertaken and performed by royal authority. : Containing a new, authentic, entertaining, instructive, full, and complete historical account of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making new discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres, &c., &c., &c. His first voyage ... Together with a narrative of Capt. Furneaux's proceedings in the Adventure... To which will be added complete and genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world... those of Lord Byron, Capt. Wallis, Capt. Carteret, Lord Mulgrave, Lord Anson.

Page measures 230 x 380mm (approximately 9 x 15 inches). To intaglio impression mark, 23 x 34cm (9 x 13.4 inches). Slight damage to extremities of page with small remnants of early cellotape repairs and reinforcement. Otherwise this wonderful engraving is in good condition with borders as published.

Stock Number: apTahCoo3Price: $150.00