Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego Cook's Voyage 1778
Title: Vue du canal de Noel. Sur la terre de Feu.
A beautiful antique print of Captain Cook's ship "HMS Endeavor" that goes through the beautiful Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego, where they celebrated Christmas on December 25 and 26, 1774. Cook's Second Voyage. They celebrated Christmas, protected in a cove within what Cook named Christmas Sound (still used today) on the western side of Tierra del Fuego, enjoying dozens of geese they had shot.
Antique copperplate engraving of the first editions of : Voyage das L’Hemisphere Austral, et autour du Monde,fait sur les Vaisseaux de Roi, L, Aventure & la Resolution… Ecrit par Jacques Cook, Commedant de la Resolution…
Size: Sheet app.: 38 x 25.5 cm. 15 x 10.25 inches. Condition: Very good, fold as published.