Vue Des Isles Sandwich, Hawaii, 1784 Engraving From Cooks 3rd Voyage
Views of Sandwich Islands
Fine and decorative engraved view of Hawaii Islands ( Sandwich Islands )
Set of 8 profile views of Hawaii, including views of Maui, Kauai, Hawaii and Niihau. The first printed views of the islands. From the first French edition of the Official Account of Cook's Third Voyage. The scene was sketched by John Webber, a talented young artist who accompanied Capt. James Cook on his third voyage to the Pacific in 1776-1780 and engraved by master engraver Robert Benard, in Paris.
Image 8.5" x15.5" Archive Matted 16" x 20"
Good some light foxing, center crease from original fold in book and some browning along crease See photos for details
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