James Cook's Voyages to the Pacific Ocean from 1768 to 1779 provided
the first views of areas he explored from the coast of North America
and Asia southward through the Pacific to several islands including
Hawaii, Tahiti, Tonga, New Zealand, and Australia.
These historically important and artistic copper
engraved masterpieces were completed by John Webber who was the
officially appointed artist for Captain James Cook's third and final
voyage. During this voyage Captain Cook was killed by disgruntled
natives. Webber's views of Cook's final voyage were published in
Some of these large rare First Edition prints are
still available from Prints Old & Rare.
NOTE: Several other later editions of Captain Cook
prints are also available even though there are generally smaller
published by different publishers.
French copper engraving original prints published
shortly after the original English prints. The pictures are the same
but smaller images and the text is in French.