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Tahiti, The Fleet of Otaheite Captain Cook voyages 1778

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Tahiti, The Fleet of Otaheite Captain Cook voyages 1778

Title: Flotte D’Otahiti Assemblee a Oparee.

(The Fleet of Otaheite assembled at Oparee).

Description: Antique hand colored engraving of a Tahitian war fleet preparing to battle against the chief of a neighboring island, on the boats, figures in mourner's dress.
Captain Cook, who witnessed the gathering on 30 April 1774,

Origin one of the first editions of : Voyage das L’Hemisphere Austral, et autour du Monde,
fait sur les Vaisseaux de Roi, L, Aventure & la Resolution…
Ecrit par Jacques Cook, Commedant de la Resolution…
1778 Volume II, plate 34.

Engraved by Robert Bernard.dir(ex)
(First engraver after the sketches and paintings of locations by William Hodges he visited on that voyage with Captain Cook).

This is an original copperplate engraving from the time as published.

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.

Size:
Sheet app.: 42 x 26 cm. 16.5 x 10.25 inches.
Image app.: 35.5 x 21cm. 14 x 8.25 inches.
Condition: Fine hand colored map in excellent condition. Folds as published.