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[Alaska] A Man of Oonalashka.
[Alaska] A Man of Oonalashka.
J.Webber del. W.Sharp sc.
[London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785.]
Engraving. 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed to the plate.
An Unangan man, a native of Unalaska, one of the Aleutian Islands off mainland Alaska. Russian fur traders called his tribe the Aleut. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives. Most of the illustrations in the Official Account, 'A Voyage to the Pacific', were his.
[Ref: 51201]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Alaska] Vue de L'Anse Fermée de L'Entrée du Prince Guillaume.
[Alaska] Vue de L'Anse Fermée de L'Entrée du Prince Guillaume.
Benard direxit [after John Webber].
[Paris, 1785.]
Engraving. 240 x 375mm (9½ x 14¾"). Trimmed close to plate at top. Folds as issued.
Cook's ships Resolution and Discovery at anchor under high cliffs in Prince William's Sound, with men in two long boats and many local canoes. Cloud lifts from snow-covered mountains on the far side, gathering into a large cloud in upper right. Engraved by William Ellis after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage. The English title was 'A View of Snug Corner Cove, in Prince William's Sound'.
[Ref: 51227]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Alaska] A View of Snug Corner Cove, in Prince William's Sound.
[Alaska] A View of Snug Corner Cove, in Prince William's Sound.
J. Webber del. W. Ellis sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 255 x 405mm (10 x 16"). Trimmed to the plate at the sides.
Cook's ships Resolution and Discovery at anchor under high cliffs, with men in two long boats and many local canoes. Cloud lifts from snow-covered mountains on the far side, gathering into a large cloud in upper right. Engraved by William Ellis after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51217]   £230.00  
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[Alaska] A Woman of Prince William's Sound.
[Alaska] A Woman of Prince William's Sound.
J. Webber del. J. Basire sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving., fine impression 310 x 240mm (12¼ x 9¾"). Trimmed to the plate. Slight crease in centre.
A woman, head and shoulders facing front and looking towards the viewer, wearing a fur cape tied under her chin. She has pendants hanging from her ears, with a nose ornament and piercings beneath her bottom lip. James Cook entered Prince William Sound in 1778 and named it Sandwich Sound, after his patron the Earl of Sandwich. The editors of Cook's maps changed the name to Prince William Sound, in honor of Prince William, who would later become King William IV. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 51199]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cook Islands] A Man of Mangea.
[Cook Islands] A Man of Mangea.
J. Webber del. W. Sharp sculp.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 290 x 240mm (11½ x 9½"). Trimmed to the plate.
A man from Mangaia, Cook Islands, wearing a bone ornamental dagger through his ear and his hair tied up in a bun. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 51200]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Port St. George dans l'Isle de la Grenade,
Le Port St. George dans l'Isle de la Grenade, Vu de côte de l'Est. Tiré d'un Recuil de différens Portes des Antilles dessinés en 1780...
N. Ozanne del. Johanna F.a Ozanne sculp.
A Paris chez le Gouas Graveur, rue St Hyacinte, la I.ere porte cochere à gauche par la Place St Michel. [n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving. 210 x 345mm (8¼ x 13½"), large margins on 3 sides. Trimmed within the plate on the left.
A distant view, with a European looking down on the port with a telescope. The view was drawn by Nicolas-Marie Ozanne during the American Revolution: the French took the island in 1779, holding it until the treaty of Versailles in 1783. The engraver, Johanna, was one of his sisters: their father died when Nicolas was only sixteen, so he taught his sisters engraving so they could earn a livelihood.
[Ref: 51254]   £260.00  
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La Valeur Récompensée, A la prise de la Grenade le 4 juillet 1779.
La Valeur Récompensée, A la prise de la Grenade le 4 juillet 1779.
Peint par Demarne de l'Académie Royal de Peinture. Par D**** [Devisme].
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving. 340 x 425mm (13½ x 16¾"), large margins.
'Valour repaid.' A French propaganda piece, suggesting that Charles Hector, comte D'Estaing, honoured the bravery of the garrison of Fort St George when they surrendered. In fact, the terms D'Estaing proposed were so harsh that the British Governor Lord Macartney preferred to surrender unconditionally, losing any protection a deal would bring.
[Ref: 51255]   £450.00  
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General Santa Anna.
General Santa Anna.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Aquatint. Sheet 230 x 145mm (9 x 5¾"). Trimmed within the plate, some surface subbing around the face.
Equestrian portrait of a young Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794-1876) in uniform. Although he played a significant role in the creation of an independent Mexico, his later career saw Mexico lose over half its territory, including Texas.
[Ref: 51472]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Mount Vernon, the Seat of the late General Washington.
Mount Vernon, the Seat of the late General Washington.
Engraved by A. Dick.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Sheet 115 x 165mm (4½ x 6½"). Trimmed.
Ship in harbour firing broadside salute.
[Ref: 51444]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of the Habitations of Nootka Sound.
A View of the Habitations of Nootka Sound.
J. Webber del. S. Smith sculp.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. Platemark: 255 x 400mm (10 x 15¾"). Trimmed to platemark at bottom. Small margins on 3 sides.
A view of the habitations of the natives of Nootka Sound. Low, broad buildings of slatted wood with flat roofs are constructed against and on top of dunes at the edge of the water, with frames for drying fish standing near them. Numerous figures are gathered on the shore in the foreground, mostly seated, receiving the Europeans with one in the shallows in the centre, bending over the contents of a laden canoe. Engraved by Samuel Smith for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51219]   £220.00  
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Vue des Habitations dfe L'Entrée de Nootka.
Vue des Habitations dfe L'Entrée de Nootka.
Benard direxit [after John Webber].
[Paris, 1785.]
Engraving. 245 x 375mm (9¾ x 14¾"). Trimmed close to the plate at the top. Folds as issued.
A view of the habitations of the natives of Nootka Sound. Low, broad buildings of slatted wood with flat roofs are constructed against and on top of dunes at the edge of the water, with frames for drying fish standing near them. Numerous figures are gathered on the shore in the foreground, mostly seated, receiving the Europeans with one in the shallows in the centre, bending over the contents of a laden canoe. Engraved by Robert Benard for the French edition of 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51226]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue de L'Interieur d'une Maison de L'Entrée de Nootka.
Vue de L'Interieur d'une Maison de L'Entrée de Nootka.
[after John Webber] Benard Direxit.
[Paris, 1785.]
Engraving. 270 x 400mm (10½ x 15¾"). Narrow margin at top. Repaired tear. Folds as issued.
An interior scene depicting a group of men and women, drying fish, baskets and chests, within a traditional communal house, with carved ornaments in the background. Engraved by Robert Benard after John Webber for the French edition of 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51225]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Inside of a House in Nootka Sound.
The Inside of a House in Nootka Sound.
J. Webber del. W. Sharp sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 270 x 400mm (10½ x 15¾"). Trimmed to plate at the bottom.
An interior scene depicting a group of men and women, drying fish, baskets and chests, within a traditional communal house, with carved ornaments in the background. Engraved by William Sharp after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51211]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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A Man of Nootka Sound.
A Man of Nootka Sound.
J. Webber del. W. Sharp sculp.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving, fine impression. 310 x 240mm (12¼ x 9½"). Trimmed to the plate.
A native of Nootka Sound, British Columbia. Directed to right, glancing towards the viewer, with tasselled threads in his hair. He has a nose ring and a grid pattern on his forehead. A plate from 'Cook's Voyage to the Pacific'. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 51197]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Alaska] A Woman of Oonalashka.
[Alaska] A Woman of Oonalashka.
J.Webber del. Delattre sc.
[London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785.]
Engraving, fine impression. 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾"). Trimmed to plate on 3 sides.
An Unangan woman, a native of Unalaska, one of the Aleutian Islands off mainland Alaska. Russian fur traders called her tribe the Aleut. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 51198]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Entreview du Commodore Byron avec les Patagons.
Entreview du Commodore Byron avec les Patagons.
R. de Launay sculp.
[Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, c.1777.]
Engraving. 230 x 380mm (9 x 15"). Trimmed into plate lower left by binder, folded as issued.
John Byron coming ashore to meet the Patagonians, who tower above Byron and his crew. HMS Dolphin is on the right. Before his account was published a rumour spread that the Patagonians Byon met were nine feet tall, confirming older accounts of them being giants; however the text described them as 6 feet 6 inches. This scene was copied for the first French edition of Hawkesworth, 'Relation des voyages..' published 1774, which contained the official account of Cook's first voyage.
[Ref: 51220]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Geo. Washington.
Geo. Washington.
[Grainger Sculp.t.]
[Published as the Act directs July 1. 1794 by H. D. Symonds Paternoster Row.]
Engraving. Sheet 180 x 105mm (7 x 4¼"). Trimmed, losing inscriptions, laid on album paper.
Portrait of George Washington as president, wearing a black coat and a jabot. Below the portrait is an unfurled scroll with a vague map on it, probably representing the site of the new capital. To the left of the scroll is a liberty pole and cap with a oak branch curling around it; to the right is a sword and set of scales.
[Ref: 51391]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Five plates from ''The Life and Adventures of Jonathan Jefferson Whitlaw: Or, Scenes on the Mississippi''.]
[Five plates from ''The Life and Adventures of Jonathan Jefferson Whitlaw: Or, Scenes on the Mississippi''.]
Drawn & Etched by A. Hervieu.
[London: Richard Bentley, 1836.]
Five engravings (of fifteen). Each sheet c. 120 x 200mm (4¾ x 8"). Bottom edges frayed by binding damage.
Five plates from Frances Milton Trollope's searing indictment of slavery in the Southern states of America, written from personal observations made during a stay in America (1827-31), including a journey from New Orleans up the Mississippi to Nashoba, Tennessee, and Cincinatti. The artist, Auguste Hervieu, accompanied them. The book was published fifteen years before ''Uncle Tom's Cabin''. Frances's fourth son was Anthony Trollope, author of the 'Chronicles of Barsetshire'.
[Ref: 51287]   £300.00  
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