Capt: James Cook, F.R.S.From the Original Painting in the possession of Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society. Literary Magazine & British Review.
Published as the act directs 1 Jan 1790 by C. Forster, Poultry.
A scarce etching and engraving, sheet 211 x 125mm. 8¼" x 5". Trimmed within plate, foxed. Nicks to right edge.
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.
See RMG: PAD2881. Not in Kivell & Spence.
[Ref: 26929] £130.00