A Sledge of Kamtschatka.
[London: G. Nicol & T. Cadell, 1785.]
Engraving on watermarked laid paper, 185 x 250mm. 7¼ x 9¾". A fine impression with full margins.
A sledge or sleigh from the Kamchatka Peninsula on the Russian Pacific coast. From Cook's Voyages, numbered '71' upper right. John Webber (1751 - 1793) travelled with Captain James Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the official artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hands of Hawaiian natives.
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