London: James King, 1783.
Print. Original engraving. Image measures 7" x 9 3/4"
This stunning engraving of a polar bear was published in the third and final edition of James Cook's "Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere... in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780". Engraved by Peter Mazell after John Webber, the official artist on Cook's third voyage. This print is in very good condition with minor toning and scattered foxing.
Illustrator: Peter Mazell