Lot 503 of 576:
New Zealand engraving from Cook Atlas by Webber  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
The Inside of a Hippah, in New Zeeland
Author:
Webber, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
Date:
c.1784
Description:

Copper-engraved plate. Engraved by B.T. Pouncy after John Webber. Image is 22.3x38 cm., impression is 25.3x40.5 cm.; on sheet 41.5x55.5 cm. (16½x21¾").

Engraving from the atlas volume of the official account of James Cook's Third Voyage, when he revisited New Zealand before venturing north to Hawaii and the Northwest Coast, only to be felled by natives upon his return to Hawaii.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light foxing to margins, top edge a little rough; very good.
 
Item number:
232431a
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