Capt: James Cook, F.R.S.From the Original Painting in the possession of Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society.
[London: C. Forster, 1790.]
Etching and engraving, open letters. 176 x 113mm. 7 x 4½". Trimmed, fine impression.
Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was a British explorer, navigator and cartographer. He made three important voyages of discovery to the Pacific, during which he mapped the east coast of Australia for the first time and discovered Hawaii, where he was killed during a skirmish.
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