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HAWKESWORTH, John (1715?-1773). [FIRST VOYAGE] -- A New Voyage, Round the World, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771; Undertaken by Order of his present Majesty, performed by Captain James Cook In the Ship Endeavour. New York: Printed by James Rivington, 1774. 2 volumes, 8o (190 x 115 mm). Three plates comprising: folding frontispiece in volume I by Paul Revere, folding frontispiece in volume II, folding map (spotting, lower half of G4 lacking). Contemporary brown calf (rebacked, rubbed at extemities). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, bearing the engraved work of Revere before gaining fame in the Revolutionary War. The text of this edition is that of volumes 2 and 3 of the first edition printed in London, 1773. Pages 79/80 (leaf G4) contained a description of Cook's involvement in the restraint of a native girl; it appears that a previous owner of this copy has censored this potentially offensive rape passage. Sabin 30936; Mitchell Library Cook 656; Holmes 9. 	 (2)
HAWKESWORTH, John (1715?-1773). [FIRST VOYAGE] -- A New Voyage, Round the World, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771; Undertaken by Order of his present Majesty, performed by Captain James Cook In the Ship Endeavour. New York: Printed by James Rivington, 1774. 2 volumes, 8o (190 x 115 mm). Three plates comprising: folding frontispiece in volume I by Paul Revere, folding frontispiece in volume II, folding map (spotting, lower half of G4 lacking). Contemporary brown calf (rebacked, rubbed at extemities). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, bearing the engraved work of Revere before gaining fame in the Revolutionary War. The text of this edition is that of volumes 2 and 3 of the first edition printed in London, 1773. Pages 79/80 (leaf G4) contained a description of Cook's involvement in the restraint of a native girl; it appears that a previous owner of this copy has censored this potentially offensive rape passage. Sabin 30936; Mitchell Library Cook 656; Holmes 9. (2)

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HAWKESWORTH, John (1715?-1773). [FIRST VOYAGE] -- A New Voyage, Round the World, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771; Undertaken by Order of his present Majesty, performed by Captain James Cook In the Ship Endeavour. New York: Printed by James Rivington, 1774. 2 volumes, 8o (190 x 115 mm). Three plates comprising: folding frontispiece in volume I by Paul Revere, folding frontispiece in volume II, folding map (spotting, lower half of G4 lacking). Contemporary brown calf (rebacked, rubbed at extemities). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, bearing the engraved work of Revere before gaining fame in the Revolutionary War. The text of this edition is that of volumes 2 and 3 of the first edition printed in London, 1773. Pages 79/80 (leaf G4) contained a description of Cook's involvement in the restraint of a native girl; it appears that a previous owner of this copy has censored this potentially offensive rape passage. Sabin 30936; Mitchell Library Cook 656; Holmes 9. (2)
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