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'T-Kaa-Onoroh' Femme des iles Sandwich.
'T-Kaa-Onoroh' Femme des iles Sandwich.
Lith. de Langlame r. de l'Abbaye N 4. Js.Arago fe.
[From book published in 1822] [Arago, Jacques Etienne Victor. Promenade autour du monde (pendant les annees de 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820, sur les corvettes du Roi l'Uranie et la Physicienne, commandees par M. Freycinet)].
Lithograph. Sheet 359 x 272mm. 14 x 10¾". Some slight spotting and stain to left. Small crease lower left and small tear upper right.
The voyage included a one month visit in the Sandwich Islands, with time spent in Hawaii, Maui and Oahu, as well as visits to Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Montevideo, Mauritius, New South Wales, and the Caroline Islands. 'The Uranie, with a crew of 125 men, entered the Pacific from the West to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism, and meteorology. Arago was the artist of the expedition which visited most notably Australia, the Hawaiian Islands, Tonga, and Tierra del Fuego. The original ship, wrecked off the Falkland Islands, was replaced by the Physicienne which visited Rio de Janeiro.
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Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands.
Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands.
London, Published by H.Bailliere, 1842.
Coloured aquatint. 9¼ x 6".
From 'Dr.Prichard's Natural History of Man'.
[Ref: 4729]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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The Death of Captain James Cook, F.R.S. at Owhyhee in MDCCLXXIX.
The Death of Captain James Cook, F.R.S. at Owhyhee in MDCCLXXIX.
D. Lizars Sculpt.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving, image 150 x 205mm. 6 x 8". Trimmed within plate. Vertical fold, as normal.
James Cook (1728 - 1779) was killed at Kealakakua Bay, Hawaii during a skirmish on his third voyage. For an edition of Cook's Voyages.
[Ref: 13499]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Maniere d'etrangler un coupable aux iles Sandwich.
Maniere d'etrangler un coupable aux iles Sandwich.
Arago fec. Lith. de Langlame.
[Paris, n.d., 1822]
Lithograph. Sheet 271 x 357mm. 10¾ x 14". Some toning around the edges; small stain to lower edge.
The Hawaiian method of execution by strangulation. Published in 'Promenade autour du monde (pendant les annees de 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820, sur les corvettes du Roi l'Uranie et la Physicienne, commandees par M. Freycinet'. Freycinet's ship the 'Uranie', with a crew of 125 men, entered the Pacific from the West to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism, and meteorology. Arago was the artist of the expedition which visited most notably Australia, the Hawaiian Islands, Tonga, and Tierra del Fuego.
[Ref: 442]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Hawaii]  A Man of Sandwich Islands.
[Hawaii] A Man of Sandwich Islands.
W. Ellis del. J. Collyer sculp.
Published Decr. 14th. 1781 by G. Robinson.
Copper engraving, 175 x 110mm. 7 x 4¼". Chip to upper margin; a very fine impression.
From 'An authentic narrative of a voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty’s ships Resolution and Discovery during the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780 : in search of a North-West passage between the continents of Asia and America…', by William Ellis, published 1782. Ellis was a surgeon's mate during Cook's third voyage, first on the Discovery and later on the Resolution, and gives quite a good history of this expedition. His account was published two years before the 'official' version. Ellis was also an amateur artist of some skill and the illustrations in the book are after his own drawings; they include eight of Hawaii, two of Alaska and three of the Northwest Coast.
[Ref: 13446]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Iles Sandwich.
Les Iles Sandwich. (Supplices.)
N. Maurin del. Lith.Kaeppelin et Cie. d'apres le croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 165 x 245mm. 6½ x 9¾".
Hawaiian punishment. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11055]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Iles Sandwich.
Les Iles Sandwich. (Supplices.)
N. Maurin del. Lith. de Kaeppelin et Cie. d'apres le Croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 160 x 245mm. 6¼ x 9¾".
Hawaiian punishment. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11054]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Supplice Sandwichien.
Supplice Sandwichien.
N. Maurin del. Lith. Kaeppelin et Cie. d'apres le croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 165 x 250mm. 6½ x 9¾".
Hawaiian punishment. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11053]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Jeux Sandwigiens.
Jeux Sandwigiens.
N. Maurin del. Lith. de Kaeppelin et Cie. d'apres le croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 160 x 245mm. 6¼ x 9¾".
Two Hawaiians play a game. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11052]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Guerrier sandwichien.
Guerrier sandwichien.
A. Maurin. Lith. de Kaeppelin et Cie. d'apres le croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 250 x 165mm. 9¾ x 6½".
A warrior from Hawaii, his face painted. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11050]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Guerrier.
Guerrier. (Iles Sandwich.)
N. Maurin del. Lith. de Villain. d'apres le Croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 245 x 155mm. 9¾ x 6".
A warrior from Hawaii. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11031]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Oie de Hawaï. Eydoux et Souleyet.
Oie de Hawaï. Eydoux et Souleyet.
Prévost del. N. Rémond imp.
[Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1844-66.]
Hand coloured engraving. 325 x 250mm.
A Hawaiian goose, an illustration from 'Voyage autour du monde exécuté sur la corvette la Bonite', the account of a circumnavigation under Auguste-Nicolas Vaillant. The Bonite set off around the world in 1836 on a political, scientific and commercial voyage. Travelling to South America it rounded Cape Horn into the Pacific Ocean, stopping in the Hawaiian Islands before making their way to Asia. From China they followed the coast down to South East Asia, before stopping at ports along the Indian coastline. After almost two years at sea the Bonite headed back to France via Cape Town and St. Helena, returning to Brest in 1837. His account consisted of thirteen text and three plate volumes.
[Ref: 32655]   £220.00  
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An Offering before Captain Cook, in the Sandwich Islands.
An Offering before Captain Cook, in the Sandwich Islands.
Webber del. Walker sculp.
Published as the Act directs, by Harrison & Co September 1. 1784.
Engraving. 155 x 195mm (6¼ x 7¾").
A ring of islanders sitting in front of a thatched building with a wooden palisade, surrounding Cook and several other officers, who sit in front of two tall wooden images draped in cloths, one standing to present him with a pig.
[Ref: 44573]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Death of Captain Cook.
Death of Captain Cook.
Pye sc.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving. 105 x 160mm (4¼ x 6¼") large margins. Some spotting.
An uncommon version of the famous scene.
[Ref: 44574]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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A Man and Woman of the Sandwich Islands.
A Man and Woman of the Sandwich Islands. Engraved for the Lady's Magazine.
[after John Webber.]
[London: John Coote & John Wheble, c.1775.]
Engraving. 120 x 180mm (4¾ x 7"). Trimmed into plate at top.
A composite image, putting the heads of two Webber portraits of Hawaiians into ovals in a decorative boder.
[Ref: 44662]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Assemblée des Chefs des Iles Sandwich en conférance avec le Commandant de la Vénus.
Assemblée des Chefs des Iles Sandwich en conférance avec le Commandant de la Vénus.
Masselot del.t. Lith par Bichebois. fig. par Bayot.
Lith. Thierry freres.
Lithograph, on india paper. Image: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11"), with very large margins.
A view in a large hall during a meeting between King Kamehameha III and High Chiefess Kina'u and his advisors and Captain du Petit-Thouars and other officers of the French naval frigate Venus. The meeting was called to dicuss two Catholic priests who had been expelled from Hawaii but had returned on a British ship. Captain du Petit-Thouars and his officers sit on chairs facing a dias on which the king and queen and their advisors sit. A plate from 'Atlas Pittoresque of du Petit-Thouars' Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Fregate La Venus'.
[Ref: 44920]   £280.00  
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A Man of the Sandwich Islands, Dancing.
A Man of the Sandwich Islands, Dancing. 62.
J.Webber del. C.Grignion sc.
[London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785.]
Engraving, very large margins. Platemark: 300 x 210mm (11¾ x 8¼"). Uncut.
A Hawaiian dancer in native costume. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 40042]   £240.00  

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[Hawaii] An Inland View, in Atooi.
[Hawaii] An Inland View, in Atooi.
J. Webber del. S. Middiman sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving with very large margins. On watermarked paper. Platemark: 255 x 510mm (10 x 19¾"). Uncut.
A plate from 'Cook's Voyage to the Pacific'. A view of a village with numerous thatch constructed houses and buildings. A number of people, Hawaiians and men from Cook's voyage, can be seen conducting trade in the centre of the village. A mountainous landscape is in the background. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 34290]   £360.00  
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[Hawaii] The Inside of the House, in the Morai, in Atooi.
[Hawaii] The Inside of the House, in the Morai, in Atooi.
J. Webber del. Scott sculp.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving with very large margins. Platemark: 210 x 270mm (8¼ x 10½"). Uncut.
A plate from 'Cook's Voyage to the Pacific'. A view of the interior of a ceremonial long house located in the heiau (burial ground) in the Kingdom of Atooi, in Hawaii. An altar and two carved figures are erected at the back of the house, the house being open on one side. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 34292]   £260.00  
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Scène prise dans l'ile d'Oahou, (Iles Sandwich.)
Scène prise dans l'ile d'Oahou, (Iles Sandwich.)
J. Masselot del.t. Lith par Sabatier.
Lith de Thierry freres, Paris. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on india paper. Image: 235 x 215mm (9¼ x 8½"), with very large margins.
A view of the beach in Hawaii showing children playing, some people fishing and some gathered around a large pot. A plate from 'Atlas Pittoresque of du Petit-Thouars' Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Fregate La Venus'.
[Ref: 44921]   £240.00  
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Vue d'une rue d'Honoloulou, Capitale des Iles Sandwich. La Reine Kinau revient du Temple des Etrangers accompagnée de ses dames d'honneur.
Vue d'une rue d'Honoloulou, Capitale des Iles Sandwich. La Reine Kinau revient du Temple des Etrangers accompagnée de ses dames d'honneur.
Masselot del.t. Lith par Bichebois. Fig par Bayot.
Lith. de Thierry frères. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on india paper. Image: 320 x 250mm (12½ x 9¾"), with very large margins. Some tears in edges.
A view of a street in Honolulu in Hawaii, showing Queen Rainu returning from the foreign church, she stands in the foreground followed by two of her ladies in waiting. A plate from 'Atlas Pittoresque of du Petit-Thouars' Voyage Autour du Monde sur La Fregate La Venus'.
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Keihe-Koukoui, surnomme Jack pilote royal.
Keihe-Koukoui, surnomme Jack pilote royal. (Iles Sandwich.)
L. Lobin del. Lith. de Villain. d'apres le Croquis de J. Arago.
[Paris, c.1839.]
Lithograph, sheet 245 x 160mm. 9¾ x 6¼".
An advisor to King Kamehameha of Hawaii. Plate to 'Souvenirs d'un aveugle (blind man)' by Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855). A French writer, artist and explorer, Arago joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817 voyage around the world aboard the ship Uranie, which inspired his witty 'Voyage autour du monde'. Although he lost his sight in 1837, he went on travelling and writing for the theatre.
[Ref: 11048]   £220.00  
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'Ooro' L'un des principauz chefs d'Ouriouriou, Roi des iles Sandwich.
'Ooro' L'un des principauz chefs d'Ouriouriou, Roi des iles Sandwich.
Lith.de Langlame r. de L'Abbaye N 4. Arago fe.
[From book published in 1822] [Arago, Jacques Etienne Victor. Promenade autour du monde (pendant les annees de 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820, sur les corvettes du Roi l'Uranie et la Physicienne, commandees par M. Freycinet)].
Lithograph. Sheet 361 x 274mm. 14¼ x 10¾". Tear into right-hand side of image; some spotting and staining.
Arago, Jacques Etienne Victor [1790-1855] The voyage included a one month visit in the Sandwich Islands, with time spent in Hawaii, Maui and Oahu, as well as visits to Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Montevideo, Mauritius, New South Wales, and the Caroline Islands. 'The Uranie, with a crew of 125 men, entered the Pacific from the West to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism, and meteorology. Arago was the artist of the expedition which visited most notably Australia, the Hawaiian Islands, Tonga, and Tierra del Fuego. The original ship, wrecked off the Falkland Islands, was replaced by the Physicienne which visited Rio de Janeiro.
[Ref: 444]   £220.00  
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Man of Sandwich Islands. Woman of Sandwich Islands.
Man of Sandwich Islands. Woman of Sandwich Islands.
[Taylor, Holborn.]
[n.d. c.1824.]
Engraving. Plate 121 x 197mm. 4¾ x 7¾".
Two portraits of a man and woman from the region now referred to as a Hawaii, copied from the 1785 engravings by Sherwin after Webber who accompanied Captain Cook of his third voyage probably engraved by Charles Taylor printmaker and publisher, 1756 - 1823, in Holborn London from 1779.
[Ref: 22601]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands.
Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands.
London, Published by H.Bailliere, 1842.
Coloured aquatint, sheet 145 x 220mm. Slightly trimmed. Some spotting.
The Sandwich Islands was the name given to the Hawaiian Islands by Captain James Cook on his discovery of the islands on January 18, 1778. The name was made in honor of one of his sponsors, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, who was at the time the First Lord of the Admiralty and Cook's superior officer. During the late 19th century, the name fell into disuse.From 'Dr.Prichard's Natural History of Man'.
[Ref: 7437]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Tammeamea. König der Sandwichinseln. Naba – Leba. König von Solor.
Tammeamea. König der Sandwichinseln. Naba – Leba. König von Solor.
[Brodtmann.]
[Zurich, c.1827.]
Lithograph with large margins. 235 x 330mm (9¼ x 13").
Two Kings, one of Hawaii and the other Timor. From Heinrich Rudolf Schinz's "Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen".
[Ref: 29511]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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