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Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodg …
Landing, Middleburgh.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Full Title The landing at Middleburgh, one of the Friendly Isles. Painted by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by J.K. Shirwin (i.e. Sherwin). No. LIV. Publish'd Feby. 1st., 1777 by Wm. Strahan, New Street, Shoe Lane, and Thos. Cadel (i.e. Cadell) in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved illustration. Shows Capt. Cook in boat with small party of sailors, islanders with structure and vegetation. Ship in background.
Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodg …
Otago.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Full Title Otago. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by J.K. Sherwin. No. XL. Published Feby. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved illustration of Tongan man.
Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodg …
Afia-Too-Ca.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Full Title Afia-Too-Ca, a burying place in the isle of Amsterdam. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by W. Byrne. No. XXVIII. Published Feby. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Soe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved view. Shows burial structures, 3 human figures and vegetation.
Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodg …
I. of Rotterdam view.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Full Title A view in the island of Rotterdam. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by W. Byrne. No. XLIII. Published Feby. 1st, 1777 by W. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Envgraved view with structures, human figure, animals, trees, etc.
Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodg …
Boats, Friendly Isles.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Full Title Boats of the Friendly Isles. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engraved by W. Watts. No. XLII. Published Feb. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane and Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved illustration.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Friendly Isles.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Chart of the Friendly Isles. No. XIV. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, depths by soundings. Shows tracks of the Adventure and Resolution. Oriented with north toward left.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Amsterdam canoe.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title A draught plan & section of an Amsterdam canoe, seen in the South Seas, shewing two in the plan, their distance from out to outside being 13 ft. 9 in. secured with beams and fore & aft pieces of timber lashed together with sinnet made of Cocoa nut bass. W. Palmer sculp. No. XVI. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved technical drawing.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
(Ornaments, utensils, weapon …
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title (Ornaments, utensils and weapons at the Friendly Isles). Chapman, del. Record, sculp. No. XXI. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved illustrations of: 1. A bow and arrow -- 2. A frontlet of red feathers -- 3, 6. Baskets -- 4. A comb -- 5. A musical instrument composed of reeds -- 7. A club -- 8. The end of a lance, the point of which is wood hardened in the fire -- 9. The aforesaid lance entire.
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