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Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini


 
Le Isole di Sandwich Delineate sulle Osservazioni del Cap. Cook (a map of Hawaii showing the route of Captain Cook's last voyage).

This beautifully engraved first edition map of the Hawaiian Islands is from the third volume of Cassini's Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale (1792-1801). It is a remarkably accurate chart of the islands showing in detail the track of Cook's last voyage, with a notice of his death at "Karakakooa" (Kealakekua) Bay on "il di 24. Feb. 1780" (acually on February 14, 1779). The elaborate cartouche depicts Cook about to be stabbed by a native.
Age: 1798
Size: image 14" x 19", framed 23-1/4" x 24-7/8"
Media: Copperplate engraving
Condition: Excellent
This work of art is currently framed
Item No.17080
$2,500.00
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Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)
Le Isole di Sandwich by Giovanni Maria Cassini (European Print)