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Description:This large 1st edition original antique print of Capt James Cook's men landing in the New Hebrides - Vanuatu - in the South Pacific during his 3rd voyage of Discovery (see below) - was engraved by James Basire in 1777 - the date is engraved at the foot of the print - and was published in the 1st edition of John Hawkesworth's accounts of Cooks Voyage's "A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World. Performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775".
Please note this original print is from the Ist edition, not from later copies by Hogg, Bankes etc. (Ref Tooley M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Colors used: - General color appearance: - Paper size: - 19in x 12 ½in (485mm x 320mm) Plate size: - 19in x 12in (480mm x 305mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (10mm) Imperfections: Margins: - Light chipping to margin edges Plate area: - None Verso: - None