Early Maritime Artists of the Pacific Northwest Coast, 1741-1841. Henry, John Frazier. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 1984. First Edition/First printing. 4to up to 12″ tall. 240 pages. Black cloth boards with silver front titles and ship illustration, silver titles, grey endpapers. Illustrated throughout with colour plates and black and white art. This volume is in pristine condition in like unclipped dustjacket.
This is the first full-length study devoted to the artists who accompanied the early exploration and expeditions along North America’s Pacific Northwest Coast. The legacy of their adventures exists in their journals and logbooks, and in their drawings, paintings, and charts. Also represented are the manners and customs of the Native peoples who inhabited this area. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographic engravings and drawings. 002534 $40