European vision and the South Pacific 1768-1850.
A study in the history of art and ideas. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1960. First edition. Quarto, publisher’s navy cloth over boards, in dust jacket, tape marks to endpapers and adjoining leaves, fore edge foxed, 287 pp, with 171 b/w plates; internally very clean and sound, a good copy of the scarce first edition.
An important book that ‘considers the work of artists attached to scientific voyages from the time of Cook to the time of Dumont d’Urville …’.