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A VIEW OF SNUG CORNER COVE, IN PRINCE WILLIAM'S SOUND

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. From the drawing by John Webber, artist on the voyage. A superb view of the bay near Anchorage, the site of the Exxon Valdez oil spillage disaster Some 20 or so kyaks are depicted in the picturesque bay surrounding Cook's vessels, the Resolution and Adventure. 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 engravd than preceding ones.the publick have a right to that indulgence. 23 x 37cm. A fine large margin copy. N° de ref. de la librería 172792

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Título: A VIEW OF SNUG CORNER COVE, IN PRINCE ...

Editorial: London

Año de publicación: 1784

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