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Views in the South Seas / from drawings by the late James [i.e. John] Webber. With letter-press descriptive of the various scenery &c
Bib ID 1609656
Format BookBook
Author
Webber, John, 1752-1793
 
Description London : Boydell, 1808 [i.e. ca. 1820] 
[16] leaves, 16 leaves of col. plates ; 55 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4120.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK664.

Notes

"The drawings are in the possession of the Board of Admiralty."

"These plates form a new series, and are of the same size as those engraved for Captain Cooke's last voyage."

Binder's cover title on NK664 copy: Webber's views.

NK664 copy has Rex de C. Nan Kivell bookplates ("no. 1808/1") inside front cover and inside the box lid.

The text consists of extracts from: A voyage to the Pacific Ocean ... / James Cook.

Provenance: NK664 copy is inscribed "Florence J.F. Shippard from her mother, 1865". Accompanying NK664 were 3 unbound aquatints: (1) View in Ulietea (2) A view in Annamooka, on the Friendly Isle's (3) A view in Matavai, Otaheiti. All with the same imprint of: London : I. Webber, 1787. Now located in Pictorial.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK4120, NK664.

Cited In

Beddie, 1872.

Hocken, p. 35.

J&S v. 3 Text, p. 196.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779.  |  Views.  |  Voyages around the world.  |  Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel.
Other authors/contributors Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean

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    PIC Volume 570 #S1070-S1085 Special Collections Reading Room
    PIC Volume 572 #S9123-S9138 Special Collections Reading Room
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