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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 402

    COOK, James (1728-79), and others. An Account of the Voyages ... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, And Successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis, And Captain Cook, In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn up ... by John Hawkesworth. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773. 3 volumes (without the atlas vol.), 4° (286 x 220mm). 52 engraved plates, charts and maps, most folding or double-page, tables (a few light spots). Second edition. Mitchell Library 650.

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    COOK, James (1728-79), and others. An Account of the Voyages ... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, And Successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis, And Captain Cook, In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn up ... by John Hawkesworth. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773. 3 volumes (without the atlas vol.), 4° (286 x 220mm). 52 engraved plates, charts and maps, most folding or double-page, tables (a few light spots). Second edition. Mitchell Library 650.

    A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1777. 2 volumes (without the atlas vol.), 4°. Engraved portrait and 63 engraved plates, charts and maps, most folding or double-page, tables (portrait frayed and a little soiled at lower edge, a few leaves in vol. one stained and lightly spotted, a few light spots). FIRST EDITION. Mitchell Library 1216.

    A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean ... for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. London: Printed by H. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. 3 volumes (without the atlas vol.), 4°. 87 engraved plates, charts and maps, most folding or double-page, tables (a few light spots, a few plates cropped). Second edition. Mitchell Library 1552.

    The set of 8 volumes uniformly-bound in 19th-century half calf, spines gilt with green morocco lettering-pieces (extremities lightly rubbed, a few strips worn).

    A FINE SET OF COOK'S FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD VOYAGES. (8)


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