Pacific Islands

The map of Tahiti from Cook's First Voyage

COOK, Captain James.

Chart of the Island Otaheite, by Lieut. J. Cook 1769.
London, c.1773. 250 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 20890


Illustration of Breadfruit from Cook's First Voyage


No 11. [A branch of the bread-fruit tree with the fruit.]
London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 365 x 310mm.

Stock ID : 16702


Native implements of Tahiti, from Hawkesworth


No. 10. [The first figure, reckoning from the left hand, is an adze of the larger size; the second and third are different representations of the upper part of it, to shew the manner of tying the stone to the handle; the smaller figures are tattowing instruments, to pierce the skin, of different sizes with and without their handles; the last is the instrument with which they are struck for that purpose.]
London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 230 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 16683


The famous depiction of Polynesian dancers from Cook's Voyages

CIPRIANI, Giovanni Battista.

No. 7. [A view of the inside of a house in the island of Ulietea, with the representation of a dance to the music of the country.]
London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 250 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 16694


An illustration of Tahitian canoes from Cook's Voyages


No 4. [A view of the island of Otaheite, with several vessels of that island.]
London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 235 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 13787


Samuel Wallis meets Oberea, the female chieftain of Tahiti


No. 22. [A representation of the surrender of the island of Otaheite to Captain Wallis by the supposed Queen Oberea.]
London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 330 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 13808


The Tahitians attack the 'Dolphin'


No. 21. [A representation of the attack of Captain Wallis in the Dolphin by the natives of Otaheite.]
London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 330 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 13809


Raiatea Island from Cook's Voyages


No 3. [A view of the island of Ulietea, with a double canoe and a boathouse.]
London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 490 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 13815


The Leeward Society Islands

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

Le Isole della Società e di Noel Delineate sulle Observazioni del Cap. Cook.
Rome, 1798. Coloured. 375 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 12533


Cook's mapping of Tahiti

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

L'Isola O-Tahiti scoperta dal Cap. Cook, Con le Marchesi di Mendoza.
Rome, 1798. Original colour. 375 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 12534


A scarce map of Fiji


Fiji or Viti Group. Surveyed by Com.r Wilkes U.S.N. 1840. with additions by Capt.n Denham, R.N., 1857. To accompany Colonel Smythe's Report.
Oxford & London: John Henry & James Parker, 1864. Lithograhic map with hand colour. Sheet 540 x 630mm.

Stock ID : 21918