4 HAWKESWORTH, J. Byron and the Patagonians. 109


Description: HAWKESWORTH, John.
No. 23. [A representation of the interview between Commodore Byron and .the Patagonians.] London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 435 x 235mm.
Commodore John Byron meeting the Patagonian natives on the shore, perpetuating the myth of a race of giants, although here only a little taller than the Europeans. Published in Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere...', which contained the official account of Captain Cook's First Voyage. The title given here is taken from the index of plates.
[Ref: 16684] £110.00 In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090151 (16684)
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