Smith (Bernard)

European vision and the South Pacific

New Haven & London, Yale University Press, 1988
(29 cm), xiii (1), 370 pp., 220 halftone and 32 colour illustrations. Publisher’s printed wrappers (paperback). - Revised second edition of a work first published in 1960 by the Oxford University Press. The author concentrates on the way in which the artists of Cook’s three voyages and their successors of many nationalities depicted the South Pacific (the islands of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia as well as Australia). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.
Subjects
Australia - Description and travel
Authors/Creators
Smith, Bernard
Other names
Cook, James, 1728-1779
ISBN
0300044798
9780300044799
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