THE INSIDE OF HOUSE, IN OONALASHKA.

ENGRAVING.

Editorial: London, 1784
Librería: EMPIRE BOOKS (YORK, Reino Unido)

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Uncoloured engraving from the Atlas of the official account of Captain Cooks Third Voyage which explored the NW Coast of America in search of a North-West passage. From the drawing by John Webber, artist on Cooks third voyage. Depicts the interior of the underground winter habitations of the Aleutian islanders. Cook's Third voyage was unprecedented in the amount of money spent on publication with no expense spared on production of the plates. As Sir Joseph Banks said, the expenditure was 'to contribute much to the ornament of the work, as our plates are far better engraved than preceding ones.the publick have a right to that indulgence'. 22 x 37cm. A very fine copy with large margins. N° de ref. de la librería 110509

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Título: THE INSIDE OF HOUSE, IN OONALASHKA.

Editorial: London

Año de publicación: 1784

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