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Philadelphia: (Dobelbower, Key and Simpson), 1796. Engraved portrait, 155 x 100 mm. Oval engraved portrait of Cook in profile.Originally issued in The World Displayed, or A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels Selected and Compiled from the Writers of all Nations by Smart, Goldsmith & Johnson.
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1882. Quarto, with 12 engravings and 2 charts; original gilt decorated cloth. Early anthology including voyages of Hansa, Germania & Tegethoff.
London: 1804-, 1809.
Fine image of the famous pickpocketStippled engraving, 98 x 75 mm. A very good portrait of Barrington, within an octagonal border. George Barrington was convicted of felonry and transported with the Third Fleet in 1791. Soon after his arrival in Sydney Cove, Barrington's "irreproachable conduct" led...
Paris: circa 1811-1814.
TabooHandcoloured engraving, 142 x 105 mm. One of the more interesting images from Hocquart's Moeurs et Coutumes des Peuples, a series of costume plates concentrating on ceremonial aspects. This scene in Hawaii shows a grey-haired priest marking out an area of taboo.
London: nd. circa 1840. Engraving, 210mm x 142mm. Transported to Botany Bay on the convict ship Minerva in 1799. Holt was part of the United Irishmen group who formed in late 1791 in order to end social, political, economic and religious discrimination against Catholics and Presbyterians, and to prevent the...
Italy: n.d., circa 1830. Two lithographic plates, 105 x 130 mm. each, on a single sheet; disbound. A rare and unusual piece of transportation history, showing a delightful and rather fanciful depiction of two scenes from the voyages to Sydney.In both scenes there is a distinct sense of classical genre...