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THE INSIDE OF A WINTER HABITATION, IN KAMTSCHATKA

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 Cooks third voyage. Depicts the interior of a dwelling at Avacha Bay in 1779. A family with their dog are cooking a meal. 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'. A very fine copy. 23 x 39cm. N° de ref. de la librería 172270

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Título: THE INSIDE OF A WINTER HABITATION, IN ...

Editorial: London

Año de publicación: 1784

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