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Une Femme de la Terre de Van-Diemen.
Une Femme de la Terre de Van-Diemen.
Benard direxit.
[n.d., c.1773.]
Engraving. Plate: 245 x 180mm Small margins
A portrait of a woman from Tasmania carrying a baby on her back after a drawing by John Webber. An illustration from the French edition of Cook's Third Voyage 'Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté Britannique actuellement régnante pour faire des découvertes dans l'hémisphère méridional' 1773.
[Ref: 50918]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Representation of an offering to Capt.n Cook and his officers at Owyhee one of the Sandwich Islands
Representation of an offering to Capt.n Cook and his officers at Owyhee one of the Sandwich Islands
Webber delin. Page sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Engraving. 170 x 220mm (6¾ x 8½") very large margins.
Captain Cook and his officers attending a feast on his first visit to Hawaii. Based on an illustration from the Official Account, 'A Voyage to the Pacific', 1785.
[Ref: 51204]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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A Canoe of the Sandwich Islands, the Rowers Masked.
A Canoe of the Sandwich Islands, the Rowers Masked.
J. Webber del. C. Grignion sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 255 x 400mm (10 x 15¾"). Small margins.
A view of an outrigger canoe with a sail on the water being paddled by men who wear masks that cover their complete heads. A mountainous landscape with palm trees can be seen in the background. Engraved by Charles Grignion after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51212]   £230.00  
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An Offering Before Cap.t Cook, in the Sandwich Islands.
An Offering Before Cap.t Cook, in the Sandwich Islands.
J. Webber del. The Landscape Eng.d by Middiman. The Figures by Hall.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 260 x 400mm (10¼ x 15¾"). Trimmed to the plate at the bottom, with thread margins at sides.
A scene depicting Captain James Cook and four of his men who sit in front of two tall wooden images draped in cloth, with a group of natives of the Sandwich Islands, sitting in front of a thatched building with a wooden palisade, one standing to present him with a pig. Engraved by Charles Grignion after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51213]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing Presents to Cap.t Cook.
Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing Presents to Cap.t Cook.
J. Webber del. B. T. Pouncy sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 260 x 400mm (10¼ x 15¾"). Trimmed to the plate at the bottom.
Three long double canoes, rowed from a mountainous land towards the left, the foremost with a sail set near the prow, bent back to form a large funnel and carrying two rows of nobles, who stand, wearing cloaks; the nearest to the viewer, carrying statues. Engraved by Benjamin Thomas Pouncy after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51216]   £230.00  
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Lake Patterson, near Patterson's Plains. _ Hunters River. New South Wales.
Lake Patterson, near Patterson's Plains. _ Hunters River. New South Wales.
[after Joseph Lycett.]
London Published Sept.r 1st 1824 by J. Souter, 73 ,St Paul's Church Yard.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 200 x 270mm (8 x 10½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper, some cockling.
A lake with a man with a setter shooting ducks. From the rare book 'Views in Australia, or New South Wales and Van Diemens Land Delineated', after paintings by a transported forger, Joseph Lycett (c.1774 - c.1825).
Abbey 570.
[Ref: 51190]   £320.00  
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View of Port Macquarie, at the entrance of the River Hastings, New South Wales.
View of Port Macquarie, at the entrance of the River Hastings, New South Wales.
[after Joseph Lycett.]
London Published March 1st 1825 by J. Souter, 73, St Paul's Church Yard.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 200 x 270mm (8 x 10½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper, some cockling.
Two British ships in a bay watched by a dozen Aboriginals on the shore. From the rare book 'Views in Australia, or New South Wales and Van Diemens Land Delineated', after paintings by a transported forger, Joseph Lycett (c.1774 - c.1825).
Abbey 570.
[Ref: 51191]   £320.00  
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View on the Wingeecarrabee River, New South Wales.
View on the Wingeecarrabee River, New South Wales.
[after Joseph Lycett.]
London Published Dec. 1st 1824 by J. Souter, 73, St Paul's Church Yard.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 200 x 270mm (8 x 10½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper.
A European and an Aboriginal hunt a kangaroo together by a cliff-lined river. From the rare book 'Views in Australia, or New South Wales and Van Diemens Land Delineated', after paintings by a transported forger, Joseph Lycett (c.1774 - c.1825).
Abbey 570.
[Ref: 51192]   £320.00  
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The Sugar Loaf Mountain, near New Castle, New South Wales.
The Sugar Loaf Mountain, near New Castle, New South Wales.
[after Joseph Lycett.]
London Published Oct.r 1st 1824 by J. Souter, 73, St Paul's Church Yard.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 200 x 270mm (8 x 10½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper, some cockling.
Two European hunters admire a view, with an Aboriginal family in the foreground. From the rare book 'Views in Australia, or New South Wales and Van Diemens Land Delineated', after paintings by a transported forger, Joseph Lycett (c.1774 - c.1825).
Abbey 570.
[Ref: 51193]   £320.00  
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Pirogue de Guerre de la Nouvelle Zélande.
Pirogue de Guerre de la Nouvelle Zélande.
le Veau Dir.
[Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, c.1774.]
Fine engraving. 240 x 360mm (9½ x 14¼") very large margins. Trimmed into plate by binder, folded as issued.
A Maori 'waka taua' or war canoe. The scene was sketched by Sydney Parkinson, who had died before the expedition reached England; however, after a dispute over ownership of his work with Parkinson's brother, Hawkesworth removed every reference to Parkinson from the Official Account of Cook's first voyage. This scene was copied for the first French edition of Hawkesworth, 'Relation des voyages..' published 1774.
[Ref: 51222]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Kauai] A Morai, in Atooi
[Kauai] A Morai, in Atooi
J. Webber del. Lerpiniere sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. Sheet 270 x 410mm (10½ x 16"). Trimmed to the plate on three sides.
A burial place on Kauai, Hawaii. Engraved by Daniel Lerpiniere after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51215]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Fahrt von Melbourne nach Ballarat.
Fahrt von Melbourne nach Ballarat.
[Berlin, Julius Springer, 1855.]
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 215 x 135mm (8½ x 5¼"). Narrow left margin. Slight stain in title.
'The road from Melbourne to Ballarat': a convoy of an ox cart and mules with Aborigine porters. Gold was discovered in the region in 1851.
[Ref: 51354]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Sydney.
Sydney.
G.F. Sargent. G. Greatbach.
William Mackenzie, London, Edinburgh & Glsgow [n.d. c.1875.]
Steel engraving. 160 x 247mm (6¼ x 9¾").
A view of Sydney from an elevated viewpoint to the north, published in Edward Carton Booth's 'Australia Illustrated'.
[Ref: 51296]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Inside of a Hippah in New Zeeland.
The Inside of a Hippah in New Zeeland.
J. Webber del. B.T. Pouncy sculp.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. Sheet 260 x 410mm (10¼ x 16"). Trimmed to the plate.
The interior of a pa, a fortified Maori village. Engraved by Benjamin Thomas Pouncy after John Webber for 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean' (1784), the official account of Captain Cook's Third and final voyage.
[Ref: 51214]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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An Opossum of Van Diemen's Land.
An Opossum of Van Diemen's Land.
J. Webber del. P. Mazell sculp.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving. 215 x 270mm (8½ x 10½"). Trimmed to the plate.
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: 51203]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Chasse a l'Opossum N.lle Hollande.
Chasse a l'Opossum N.lle Hollande.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Aquatint. Sheet 240 x 195mm (9½ x 7¾"). Trimmed into plate on two sides.
Australian Aborigines hunting opossum, one climbing a tree using an axe for grip.
[Ref: 51353]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Carte de L'Oceanie ou cinquieme partie du Monde.
Carte de L'Oceanie ou cinquieme partie du Monde.
Par A.H. Brué, Geographe de S.A.R. Monsieur.
a Paris Chez J. Goujon, Editeur Propriétaire, Rue de Bac, No 6, près le Pont Royal. 1822, Revue et Augementée en 1825.
Engraved map with original outline colour. Sheet 630 x 930mm (24¾ x 36½"), with publisher's blind stamp.. Pair of holes top corners.
A large and detailed map of the Pacific and Australasia, also showing the coastlines of America and Asia. Australia is depicted before the expeditions of Hume & Hovell and Sturt, so little detail is shown other than the Blue Mountains.
[Ref: 51350]   £350.00  
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[Raiatea] Vue de l'Isle d'Ulietea avec une Double Pirogue et un hangar où les Insulaires retirent leurs Bâtiments de mer.
[Raiatea] Vue de l'Isle d'Ulietea avec une Double Pirogue et un hangar où les Insulaires retirent leurs Bâtiments de mer.
le Veau Dir
[Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, c.1774.]
Engraving. 235360mm (9¼ x 14¼") very large margins
A scene on Raiatea, illustrating a native boat and a boathouse. It was sketched by Sydney Parkinson, who had died before the expedition reached England; however, after a dispute over ownership of his work with Parkinson's brother, Hawkesworth removed every reference to Parkinson from the Official Account of Cook's first voyage. This scene was copied by Robert Benard for the first French edition, 'Relation des voyages..' published 1774.
[Ref: 51224]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Panoramic View of Sydney, New South Wales.
Panoramic View of Sydney, New South Wales. First settled by Commodore Phillip, January 1788, with 927 persons -- Population of the Colony June 1797. 712,019.
H. Harrell sc.
Supplement to The Grapic, Dec 27th, 1879.
Wood Engraving with later hand colour. Sheet 255 x 1290mm (10 x 50¾). Folded as issued.
A large view of Sydney from Balmain, issued to subscribers to 'The Graphic Newspaper'.
[Ref: 51358]   £650.00  
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Vue de l'Isle d'Otahiti et de plusiers Pirogues.
Vue de l'Isle d'Otahiti et de plusiers Pirogues.
Benard Fecit.
[Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, c.1774.]
Engraving. 235360mm (9¼ x 14¼") very large margins Uncut.
A small Tahitian dugout boat, sketched by Sydney Parkinson, who had died before the expedition reached England; however, after a dispute over ownership of his work with Parkinson's brother, Hawkesworth removed every reference to Parkinson from the Official Account of Cook's first voyage. This scene was copied by Robert Benard for the first French edition, 'Relation des voyages..' published 1774.
[Ref: 51223]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Man of Van Diemen's Land.
A Man of Van Diemen's Land.
J. Webber del. J. Caldwell sc.
[n.d., c.1784.]
Engraving. Plate: 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8¾''). Cut to platemark.
A plate from 'Cook's Voyage to the Pacific'. A portrait of a man from Tasmania, known as Van Dieman's Land until the mid nineteenth century. 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: 51000]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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