Views on the Coast of Asia
Publisher: G.W.Anderson's :A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world : undertaken and performed by royal authority : containing a new, authentic, entertaining, instructive, full, and complete historical account of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages.
Date published: 1784-1786Copper engraving; later hand colouring. Overall size in off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v grove : 48.8cms x 38.4cms; image size: 331mm x 213mm. There are six coastal views on the sheet, with the following descriptions underneath each view: Thus appears Cape Serdze Kamen bearing S. 500 E. dist 4 Lea.s / View of Cape Serdze Kamen bearing S. dist. 6 miles. / View of the coast of Asia when the N.E. part of the East Cape bears E.S.E. distant 3 1/2 leagues. / View of the Coast of Kamtschatka, Cheepoonskoi Noss bearing W.S.W. dist 8 or 9 lea.s / Thus appeared Cheepoonskoi Noss bearing S. 79. W. dist. 7 lea.s / View of the coast of Kamtschatka when Paratoonka Mount bears S.W. b. W. and the North Head of the entrance into Awatska Bay, N.N.W. 2 miles distant