The Reception of Captain Cook, in Hapaee.
[London: G. Nicol & T. Cadell, 1785.]
Copper engraving on paper watermarked 'Bates'. 260 x 405mm, 10¼ x 16".
An exhibition of martial arts organised for Captain Cook on his arrival on Tonga, published in the Official Account of Cook's Third Voyage (1776-80). John Webber (1751 - 1793) was the official artist of the expedition, recording Cook's death at the hands of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 20033] £240.00