[Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, c.1777.]
Engraving. 240 x 280mm, 9½ x 19". Tear in margin, original binding folds.
The landing at Eromanga, one of the New Hebrides or Vanutu, showing the Captain Cook's crew battling with native warriors in 1774. The original picture was painted by William Hodges (1744-97), the official artist on Cook's second circumnavigation. This example was published in a French edition of the Official Account of Cook's Second Voyage.
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