Pacific Images: Views from Captain Cook's Third Voyage

Pacific Images, in this, its second edition, presents the earliest illustrations and descriptions of Pacific peoples and cultures as they were observed and recorded on Captain James Cook's third and final voyage (1776-1780) with HMS Resolution and Discovery. Reproduced are all 61 engraved plates from artist John Webber's drawings, plus three maps published in the rare folio Atlas that accompanies the British government's official journal, A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1784). Text describing each illustration is derived ...

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