VOYAGES, AUSTRALIA AND THE PACIFIC (LOTS 107-167)
GEORGE WILLIAM ANDERSON (FL.1784-1786)
A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World ... Containing an Authentic, Entertaining, Full, and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages. London: Alex. Hogg, 1784[-1786]. 2° (384 x 256mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Captain Cook by Thornton, folding map and 153 engraved plates, 4pp. list of subscribers. (Title imprint and right-hand margin of plate 'Views of the West Coast of America' trimmed by the binder, repaired tears to 'View of Resolution Bay in the Marquesas' repaired to verso without loss, tiny hole to plate 'View of Island in New Caledonia', small marginal chips to plates 'A House in the Island of Ulieta' and 'A Man of Oonalashka' just into image of latter, tiny marginal worming from 5x2 through to 6L1, repair to tear of first leaf of list of subscribers without loss, some occasional light spotting and browning.) Contemporary russia, marbled endpapers (rebacked with new gilt spine and new flyleaves, extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Thomas Lumisden Strang (engraved armorial bookplate).
'AN IMPORTANT COMPILATION OF ENGLISH VOYAGES, RICHLY ILLUSTRATED' (Hill). Cox I, p.18; Hill 18. Sold not subject to return.