Item #5000679 Forty Drawings of Fishes, made by the Artists who accompanied Captain James Cook on his three Voyages to the Pacific, 1768-71, 1772-5, 1776-80, some being used by Authors in the Description of New Species. P. J. P. COOK: WHITEHEAD.
Forty Drawings of Fishes, made by the Artists who accompanied Captain James Cook on his three Voyages to the Pacific, 1768-71, 1772-5, 1776-80, some being used by Authors in the Description of New Species.
Forty Drawings of Fishes, made by the Artists who accompanied Captain James Cook on his three Voyages to the Pacific, 1768-71, 1772-5, 1776-80, some being used by Authors in the Description of New Species.
Forty Drawings of Fishes, made by the Artists who accompanied Captain James Cook on his three Voyages to the Pacific, 1768-71, 1772-5, 1776-80, some being used by Authors in the Description of New Species.

Forty Drawings of Fishes.
Forty Drawings of Fishes, made by the Artists who accompanied Captain James Cook on his three Voyages to the Pacific, 1768-71, 1772-5, 1776-80, some being used by Authors in the Description of New Species.

London: British Museum, 1968.

Folio, 36 plates (some in colour); a very good copy in the original cloth, dustjacket decorated in gilt.

Natural history art of Cook's voyages

First edition of this lavish work, reproducing fishes drawn on Cook's voyages by Webber, Parkinson, Forster and others. The drawings are reproduced by collotype, and all but three are full size. A beautiful large format book in its own right, this work is also of considerable value for the study of Australian and Pacific ichthyology.

First edition of this lavish work, reproducing fishes drawn on Cook's voyages by Webber, Parkinson, Forster and others. The drawings are reproduced by collotype, and all but three are full size. A beautiful large format book in its own right, this work is also of considerable value for the study of Australian and Pacific ichthyology.

Beddie, 553.

Price (AUD): $585.00

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